Wreck blocks traffic on Hudson Memorial Bridge in Decatur

DECATUR, Ala. – Two people were injured in a wreck on the Hudson Memorial Bridge in Decatur early Thursday afternoon.

A Chevy HHR and a semi-truck were involved in the wreck, which happened around 12:45 p.m.

According to police, the HHR was driving southbound and crossed the median into the northbound lanes, colliding withthe semi-truck.

Members of Decatur Fire and Rescue had to free the driver, Hannah Nelms, and passenger, Alexis Casteele, from the HHR.

One person had minor injuries, according to a Decatur spokeswoman. Another was taken to Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries, she said.

Both were taken to Huntsville Hospital.

Traffic began moving again in both directions around 1:30 p.m.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

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