Fatal Valentine’s Day accident on I-65

Published 8:29 pm Tuesday, February 15, 2022

A multi-car accident resulted in one fatality yesterday afternoon on I-65 near exit 158.

According to reports, a semi car hauler was stopped due to an accident around the 160 mile marker on I-65 that had traffic at a standstill. A car ran into the back of the semi’s trailer followed by another car running into the back of that car.

Burkville Fire Department responded to the scene and extracted one person from the car who was pronounced dead on the scene. Catoma and Pintlala Fire Departments also responded to the scene. ALEA is investigating the accident.

One other person was injured during the wreck and sustained non-life threatening injuries.