Police had to shut down I-20/59 on Friday afternoon and call in an emergency helicopter after a major accident near Fosters.

According to WBRC, the wreck involved an 18-wheeler and a car.

As you can see in the picture below, a helicopter came to transport the injured.

The interstate was closed in both directions while they responded to the accident. There hasn't been any word on when traffic will be clear to move.

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