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Lanes reopened after vehicle strikes a 18-wheeler on 565

Updated: Jun. 21, 2019 at 5:32 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) -Both eastbound and westbound lanes have been reopened after a crash this morning on 565.

Two people were transported to Huntsville Hospital after the wreck.

According to police, a FedEx truck swerved to avoid a car traveling east in the westbound lane.

The car however still hit the 18-wheeler.

Authorities say the driver of the car and the driver of the 18-wheeler were both transported to the hospital.

The driver of the car was responsive but authorities tell us the driver is suffering from life threatening injuries.

The FedEx driver is reportedly ok but was transported to the hospital as a precaution.

There was a lot of debris on the roadway.

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