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Two children "critically injured" in single-vehicle wreck on Highway 431

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) paramedics responded to the wreck on Highway 431 near the intersection of Cove Creek Drive around 3:15.

Posted: Sep 27, 2020 4:10 PM
Updated: Sep 27, 2020 6:28 PM

Two children are in the hospital following a single-vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon.

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) paramedics responded to the wreck on Highway 431 near the intersection of Cove Creek Drive around 3:15 p.m. 

Two children are in the hospital following the single-vehicle wreck. Huntsville Police blocked off the southbound lanes of Highway 431 while they processed the crash scene. Two children are in the hospital following the single-vehicle wreck. Huntsville Police blocked off the southbound lanes of Highway 431 while they processed the crash scene.

HEMSI Spokesman Don Webster said one child was taken to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services in critical condition following the wreck. The other child was taken to Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children in serious condition.

Huntsville Police described the two victims of the crash as being "critically injured." A third person was also in the car, but was not transported to the hospital.

Huntsville Police said in an alert that southbound traffic was shut down around 3:30 p.m. on Highway 431 near the wreck while it was being investigated. Officers cleared the scene around 6:30 p.m.

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