Traffic slow on I-565 East for much of the day east due to wreck near Oakwood Ave.

Another truck has been brought in to haul away some of the materials spilled. (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

Another truck has been brought in to haul away some of the materials spilled. (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Traffic was very slow-moving on Interstate 565 east for much of the day Tuesday due to a wreck involving two dump trucks.

It happened about 12 p.m. The two trucks lost their load near the Oakwood Avenue exit, impacting eastbound traffic for about five hours.

One of the dump trucks spilled gravel. Another truck was brought in, and crews loaded the spilled material on it to haul away.

Traffic is very slow moving in the eastbound lanes of I-565 due to a wreck near Oakwood Avenue involving two dump trucks. (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

Traffic is very slow moving in the eastbound lanes of I-565 due to a wreck near Oakwood Avenue involving two dump trucks. (Photo: Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

Huntsville Police blocked drivers entering I-565 from getting on, so they wouldn’t get stuck in the long line of traffic.

Traffic started moving again about 5 p.m.