This Mustang convertible was disabled with front-end damage Monday afternoon when it collided with a tanker truck on I-65. The Mustang’s driver was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital with no life-threatening injuries. | Joy Harris
This Mustang convertible was disabled with front-end damage Monday afternoon when it collided with a tanker truck on I-65. The Mustang’s driver was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital with no life-threatening injuries. | Joy Harris

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I-65 crash sends one to hospital

Published 3:51pm Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A collision involving a Mustang convertible and a tanker truck on I-65 North in Hartselle resulted in the Mustang’s driver being taken to the hospital for treatment.

A Hartselle police officer on the scene said the driver of the convertible was transported by ambulance to Decatur Morgan Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. The driver of the truck, which was owned by Linden Transportation of Gabriel, La., was not injured.

The accident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. about a quarter mile north of the I-65 and Hwy. 36 interchange in the northbound lanes. Traffic was held up for about 35 minutes while emergency responders cleaned up the debris and removed the car.

Hartselle police investigated.

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