DEVELOPING: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on I-20/59 West Tuesday Morning
Emergency crews and police are on the scene after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa Tuesday morning.
Details about the incident are still sparse, but a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department confirmed their officers and State Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency were called to an accident scene near Exit 76 at Skyland Boulevard shortly after 11 a.m.
The police spokesperson said a pedestrian, who may have been on a bicycle at the time of the accident, was reportedly struck by a vehicle traveling west on the interstate.
The victim's injuries appear serious, the source said, and they have been transported to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa for treatment.
Traffic was backing up near the scene around noon Tuesday, and ALGO Tuscaloosa said in a Tweet that drivers should expect moderate delays.
More concrete information from TPD, the State Troopers or the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Service is expected later Tuesday afternoon.
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