Update: Parkway & University back open to traffic following 18 wheeler wreck


Crews on the scene of an overturned 18 wheeler in the area of North Memorial Parkway and University Drive. (Jeff Gray/WHNT News 19)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The area of Memorial Parkway and University Drive is back open to traffic after a wreck involving an 18 wheeler.

Crews were able to clear the 18 wheeler from the scene after it had overturned during morning rush hour and began leaking oil and diesel.

The northbound exit from Memorial Parkway to University Drive had been closed due to this wreck.

Interstate 565 was also shutdown both east and westbound to traffic seeking to head north on Memorial Parkway.

The 18 wheeler was carrying food products.

The driver apparently suffered only minor injuries.