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2 taken to hospital after dump truck overturns on car in Huntsville

The victim's wife said her husband is at Huntsville Hospital receiving treatment but is doing OK.

Posted: Feb 22, 2021 11:28 AM
Updated: Feb 22, 2021 5:24 PM

Two people have been transported to Huntsville Hospital by Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. after a dump truck overturned on a car at U.S. 72 and Moores Mill Road.

The victim's wife said she received a call Monday morning from two nurses who helped get her husband to Huntsville Hospital. The victim was able to crawl out of his truck on his own.

Two nurses saw the accident and rushed to his aid. They dialed the phone for the victim's wife.

Police said the pickup truck was waiting at a red light when the dump truck attempted to make a turn. The dump truck hit the back of the pickup truck and overturned on the vehicle.

The victim's wife was on the scene for hours with her teenage son, waiting to collect belongings from her husband's truck.

The condition and identities of both drivers are unknown at this time. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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