One man in hospital after early morning wreck, possible charges pending

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are looking into an early morning wreck that sent one man to the hospital.

Around 12:30 Tuesday morning, emergency crews were called to Highway 72, just east of North Memorial Parkway.

When they arrived, they found an SUV overturned off the roadway and the driver walking nearby. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital with minor injuries.

One witness says the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, ran the red light at the parkway, blew a tire and hit a light pole.

Huntsville Utilities were called in to repair the damaged pole.

Police say charges may be pending against the driver.