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Hwy 72 eastbound lanes back open after early morning crash on Chapman Mountain

Traffic was diverted from 72 eastbound to Epworth.

Posted: Dec 7, 2020 8:29 AM
Updated: Dec 7, 2020 10:48 AM

Emergency crews cleared the eastbound lanes of  Highway 72 near Moores Mill Road following an early morning crash. 

The crash happened just before 7:30 Monday morning.

Don Webster, spokesperson for Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI), confirmed three patients were taken to the hospital.

One adult was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, a child and a second adult were also taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

It took crews about an hour to clear the scene and get traffic moving again.

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