Morning accident snarls traffic on I-565 - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Morning accident snarls traffic on I-565

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A deadly accident has shut down I-565 at the Mooresville exit.  It's a single car accident.  Police say the vehicle flipped over.

Huntsville police confirm one person was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene.  Medflight was circling the accident scene, but they canceled when the patient died.  Police say there two other people were also injured in the accident, but those injuries were less serious.

At this point, traffic is not moving into Huntsville from the Mooresville accident.  Some people report that they've been stuck in traffic for an hour.  Police are diverting traffic from I-65 away from I-565 and to the next exit north of I-565 in Athens.

WAFF 48 News has a crew on the scene and will bring you the very latest on this breaking story.

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