Couple Hurt In Wreck On Highway 72 East

Truck in ditch

The truck, in the ditch along Highway 72 East at Paramount Drive. (Photo: Dave Schmidt, WHNT News 19)

The couple’s truck landed in the ditch along Highway 72 East at Paramount Drive. (Photo: Dave Schmidt, WHNT News 19)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A man and woman were hurt in a wreck Wednesday morning along Highway 72 East, just near Providence.

The driver lost control and the truck overturned and landed in a ditch about 9:30 a.m.  The man and woman inside were hurt, and taken to a nearby hospital.  The man had to be cut out of the vehicle.

Traffic was backed up along Highway 72 East approaching the scene.