Two remain hospitalized following 3 vehicle wreck on I-565

Published: Jun. 4, 2015 at 7:57 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2015 at 6:13 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Two people remain hospitalized after a wreck shut down eastbound I-565 near the Memorial Parkway exit Thursday morning.

Officers on the scene said two cars were pulled off on the shoulder before the other car slammed into them. The truck was on the shoulder getting jumped off by an SUV, driven by 33-year-old Jonathan Russell, when the car slammed into them at a high rate of speed.

19-year-old Gregory Jae Maclin was a passenger in the third vehicle involved in the wreck. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Maclin is also a former UAB football player.

Russell was also transported to Huntsville Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The other two people involved were treated at the hospital and later released.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.

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