U.S. Highway 43 is closed in both directions after a two-vehicle wreck near Lake Tuscaloosa Thursday afternoon.

Corporal Reginal King, a spokesperson for the State Troopers in West Alabama, said the collision took place around 1:15 p.m. and involved two vehicles.

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As of 2:15, both lanes of Highway 43 are closed at the scene of the accident, near mile marker 212, which King said was a little north of the highway bridge that crosses Lake Tuscaloosa in the area near John Swindle Road in Samantha.

King said Troopers do not know how long the blockage will last.

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