AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - On Tuesday evening, approximately at 6:00 p.m., a traffic crash occurred on Interstate 85 northbound near the Gateway Drive overpass in Opelika, Al.

Officers discovered that three cars were involved in the crash upon arrival. 

A driver in one of the cars was unresponsive and was pronounced dead on the scene. The identity of the 51-year-old victim will not be released to the public until the Lee County Coroner contacts a relative.

Other occupants of the other vehicles were treated at East Alabama Medical Center for minor injuries.  

Opelika Police Department Traffic Homicide Unit is currently investigating the crash. 

Anyone with information on this crash is encouraged to contact the Opelika Police Department at (334)705-5200 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)745-8665.  

You may remain anonymous.