Eastbound traffic on Interstate 565 down to one lane following three-vehicle wreck

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT) – Traffic is slowing in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 565 in the area of Greenbrier Road due to a three-vehicle wreck and vehicle fire.

Police responded to the area around 6:30 a.m.

Traffic is down to one lane on the eastbound side of Interstate 565.  Traffic is also slow in the westbound lanes of the interstate.

Huntsville police say the driver of a silver Pontiac rear-ended the driver of a white Jeep which then rear-ended another Jeep.

Smoke then started coming from the Pontiac.  Police say the driver was able to get out before the car caught on fire.

The driver of the white Jeep was taken to a hospital to be check out for possible neck and back injuries.

 

 

 

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