Hoover, AL (February 10, 2024) – A devastating multi-vehicle collision on I-459 South led to one fatality and another person hospitalized on Saturday, February 10. Hoover Police report that the accident involved three cars speeding before one vehicle struck another, sending it off-road to collide with a tree. This incident resulted in one death at the scene and left another victim receiving medical care at a local hospital.
The aftermath caused significant traffic delays, with eyewitness Lindsy Nabors expressing her shock over the disruption and the loss of life during a typical morning commute. Following the crash, authorities initiated a pursuit of the other two vehicles implicated in the incident. The chase ended with one car crashing near Hwy. 31 and I-459, and the other being apprehended at a gas station on Morgan Road in Helena. Both drivers are now in custody facing charges.
Investigations into the exact cause of this tragic event are currently underway.