Victim identified in fatal I-59 accident


The victim of the fatal accident on Interstate 59 South today has been identified as 61-year-old Shelia Brew-Brown.

Update:{} ABC 33/40's Honora Gathings confirms that one person is dead after the rollover wreck on the southbound side of I-59 at the Roebuck Parkway exit. The wreck happened around{}{}{} 12:30 PM Thursday.{} It appears that the vehicle left the roadway, traveled over the embankment, landing on its roof.

Motorists are using the emergency lane as the lane of travel.{} Avoid the area if at all possible.


Emergency crews say a vehicle overturned on Interstate-59 South and Roebuck Parkway in Birmingham. State troopers have not confirmed injuries at this time. Traffic in the area is congested because of the crash.{} ABC 33/40 has a crew on the way and will bring you more information as it becomes available.