An early morning accident has closed a major Tuscaloosa County highway.  Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa's Captain Ray reports an overturned 18-wheeler has blocked the southbound lanes of Highway 43 in Samantha. The truck was carrying a load of live chickens which have been lost on the highway.

Overturned 18 Wheeler on US 43 just S of Hagler Rd. Truck lost it’s load of Live Chickens. SB lane is blocked. Cap Ray. The Traffic Guy

Posted by Ray Allen on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Commuters are urged to seek an alternate route on their way to work or school this morning. Crews are on the scene and more information will be released as it becomes available.

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