A dumpster fell off a truck traveling in the westbound lane of Interstate 565 near Research Park, causing several accidents including one that seriously hurt a motorcyclist.
It happened just before 3:00 this afternoon.
WAFF 48 News has learned that a 21-year-old man was transported to the hospital after being thrown from his motorcycle.
There's no no word yet on how many others were hurt in the pile-up.
Hemsi paramedics and Huntsville Police officers are on the scene.