Section of I-565 Eastbound down to one lane
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Police Department announced that I-565 Eastbound was down to just one lane between 14th St. and Triana Blvd. overpass.
Huntsville Police says that the closure is due to multiple traffic incidents.
According to a spokesperson with the Huntsville Police Department, three separate crashes caused the backup.
Two people were transported to the hospital following the crashes, one was in critical condition and the other had non-life-threatening injuries.
According to HPD, there were no other injuries reported.
The first crash occurred just west of exit 19A on I-565 Eastbound and was the crash that sent two people to the hospital. The second and third crashes were a mile apart, one at mile marker 16 and one at mile marker 15 on I-565 Eastbound.
Drivers are urged to see alternate routes when traveling that area.
The Huntsville Police Department will release an update when I-565 is reopened.
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