One dead, eight injured in Saturday morning crash
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A major crash on I-565 Eastbound near Huntsville International Airport took the life of one child and left eight people injured.
According to Don Webster of Huntsville Medical Services Inc. the two-vehicle crash occurred around 6:29 a.m. with nine victims. Webster said that one pediatric patient was pronounced dead on the scene. He also said that seven others were taken to the hospital.
On July 6, a Huntsville Police spokesperson said Investigators believe a driver was merging back onto the interstate from the left shoulder after changing a flat tire just before the accident.
The pediatric patient pronounced dead on the scene was identified as a 2-year-old male. Four other juveniles were flown to UAB in critical condition.
They are all expected to be okay.
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