JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. -- Update (10:59 p.m.) At least two lanes have reopened, and traffic is flowing smoothly.
All lanes of Interstate 65 northbound between Montgomery Highway and Alford Avenue shut down following a car accident involving an 18-wheeler.
Two people were transported to the hospital, but the total number of injuries is unknown at this time.
Vestavia Hills Fire Department are on scene.
The area is expected to remain partially closed for several hours, fire officials confirm. At least one lane is expected to be reopened shortly.