One person dead in fatal accident on I-459 North in Hoover

? Traffic backed up for miles on I-459 North Friday after the fatal two-vehicle accident. (

One person died and two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 459 North in Hoover Friday afternoon.

The fatal crash involving a Nissan pick-up truck and a car happened around 4 p.m. near the Highway 31 exit and just before the Interstate 65 exchange.

The driver of the car was transported to UAB Hospital where the victim was pronounced deceased.

The two occupants in the truck were taken by ambulance to St. Vincent's Hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Hoover Police have since reopened all lanes of traffic.

One of the truck's occupants being rolled on a stretcher to an awaiting ambulance after a fatal two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon. The injured man was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital for treatment. (