Woman taken to hospital after overnight wreck

The wreck happened just after midnight on Chapman Mountain.

Posted: Apr. 3, 2018 6:44 AM
Updated: Apr. 3, 2018 8:39 AM

Huntsville police are investigating a wreck that sent an SUV into the side of a mountain and its driver to the hospital.

Huntsville police responded around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to a vehicle that ran head-on into the side of Chapman Mountain. 

The driver was taken to Huntsville Hospital, but police said she was expected to recover.

Highway 72 east was closed for about 20 minutes while investigators work on the accident scene.

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