Two people dead after fiery crash on Alabama interstate

Published 9:53 pm Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Two people died Tuesday after a fiery crash on a stretch of interstate in Alabama, police said.

The accident happened at approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 565 in Huntsville.

Police said they believe the crash started when a driver had some kind of medical emergency and resulted in cars colliding and ultimately catching fire.

The two people who were killed were identified as Willie Nettles, 66, and Miguel Espinoza, both of Mexicdo.

The majority of traffic along the roadway was close for several hours, but was reopened at approximately 7 p.m.