Fiery Accident Near Heflin Closes I-20


A fiery accident on Interstate 20 just east of Heflin this morning has killed one person and closed the westbound lanes of the interstate. The Heflin Police Department reported on its Facebook page at 10:30 this morning that a multi-vehicle accident near mile marker 199 had forced the closure of those lanes.

All westbound traffic was being rerouted at Exit 205, causing delays and traffic backups. Heflin Police Chief AJ Benefield reports that one person was killed and several others were injured. The name of the fatality has not been released.

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