DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - An early-morning wreck has shut down part of Interstate 59 in DeKalb County.
It happened around 12:30 a.m. just south of Fort Payne.
A total of 10 vehicles were involved.
The driver of an 18 wheeler carrying cars says he lost control after he swerved to miss a deer.
I-59 is down to one lane southbound in the area two miles south of Fort Payne.
The wreck sent the 18 wheeler’s vehicular cargo down into a ditch.
A team of wreckers responded to the scene to help get the cars out of the ditch.
The driver was not injured.