UPDATE: Wrong-way Driver Dangles Truck Off Parkway
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A truck dangled off of the Sparkman Drive overpass on Memorial Parkway Thursday night for more than an hour after a three car wreck. Police say the serious crash sent two people to the hospital and closed the road for several hours.
Authorities say the truck was traveling the wrong way on Memorial Parkway in the southbound lanes when it hit two other vehicles before crashing over the guardrail. Rescue crews were able to get the driver who was pinned inside the dangling truck down safely.
One person was transported to Huntsville Hospital with life threatening injuries. A second victim was transported with serious injuries.
All southbound lanes of Memorial Parkway between Mastin Lake and Sparkman were closed as a result of the wreck.