Highway 231 Lanes Re-Open, Victim Update

Troy, Al. (WSFA) --  At 5pm Thursday WSFA 12 News learned from the Alabama Department of Transportation that all lanes of U.S. Highway 231 were reopened.

A three vehicle crash sent a Montgomery man to the hospital Wednesday afternoon and shut down two lanes of the highway as a result.

Sgt. Benny Scarbrough of the Troy Police Department told us that ADEM and ALDOT put up barrels Wednesday night to divide the outside lane from the inside lane on 231 south. The lane closure lasted more than a day because asphault was damaged when the wreck occured.

The accident happened when two 18-wheelers and a moving truck traveling southbound near Murphree Street collided Wednesday afternoon.

48-year-old William Sellers, Jr. of Montgomery was taken by Air Evac to Baptist Medical Center South.

Sgt. Scarbrough tells us that Mr. Sellers is now in "stable" condition, an upgrade from the "serious"condition he was recently listed as.

The driver of a second vehicle, 40-year-old Phillip A. Dean of Ruskin, Florida and the driver of the third vehicle, 53-year-old Danny Moore of Birmingham were not injured.