Huntsville Police release details of Wednesday night I-565 crash

Huntsville Police release details of Wednesday night I-565 crash
Road closure on I-565 Westbound and County Line Rd. (Source: WAFF)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: The Huntsville Police Department released more details on a Wednesday night I-565 crash.

On Thursday morning, Lieutenant Tony McElyea confirmed to WAFF that the accident involved two vehicles. One vehicle was driving the wrong way on I-565 and struck another vehicle causing it to flip.

The driver of the vehicle that was struck was transported to Huntsville Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver traveling the wrong way sustained minor injuries and is being arrested for suspicion of DUI.

No further information is available at this time.


ORIGINAL: Portions of I-565 Westbound and County Line Road are closed in Huntsville due to a wreck, according to ALGO.

Officials with ALGO confirmed a car crash happened around 9 p.m. causing the delay in traffic.

Police are on the scene and ask motorists to avoid the area if possible.

WAFF is working to get more details. Stick with this story for updates.

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