Semitrailer overturns on I-565 bridge

Semitrailer overturns on I-565 bridge

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The driver of a semitrailer lost control on the bridge on the Interstate 565 westbound exit to County Line Road around 11 a.m. Wednesday. The truck flipped on its side and was left dangling off the bridge.

It took crews all afternoon to clear the scene.

The truck was carrying more than 40,000 pounds of copper. Authorities say none of the copper fell out.

The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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