18-year-old driver rushed to hospital after overnight wreck

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HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Authorities rushed an 18-year-old driver to the hospital after an overnight wreck in Morgan County.

The wreck happened on Highway 31 just inside Hartselle city limits at the intersection of Midway Street.

Emergency crews responded to the wreck just after 11 p.m. Sunday.  They arrived to find the 18-year-old driver thrown from the vehicle.  We're told she was taken to Decatur-Morgan Hospital, then to Huntsville Hospital.

Hartselle police say she was driving north on Highway 31 when she ran off the road, overcorrected then went across four lanes of traffic before the vehicle overturned.
Authorities shutdown the southbound lanes of the highway to conduct their investigation.  The highway is now back open.

There are no specifics regarding the driver's condition.