Woman airlifted to hospital after single vehicle crash on Hwy 72

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Authorities responded to a single-vehicle wreck with entrapment Saturday afternoon in the area of 2800 Hwy 72, after the vehicle hit a utility pole.

Police say a woman was rescued from the vehicle and was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital in critical condition with non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the wreck blocked westbound lanes between Dug Hill and Ryland Pike. Authorities have since reopened Ryland Pike.

No word yet on the cause of the crash.