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Wreck Following High Speed Chase Closes CBBT For over Two Hours Early Tuesday

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

An accident following a high speed chase closed the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel early Tuesday morning.  WAVY TV reported a  witness said that they saw a car, being chased by the State Police and other police agencies enter the Bridge Tunnel in the southbound lane at approximately 2 a.m.  at a high rate of speed.   The witnesseses also said that they saw EMS units and a medical helicopter respond to the accident.  WAVY had a picture of a heavily damaged vehicle being removed via a Bridge Tunnel roll back.  It is reported that the accident was cleared and traffic was allowed to resume travel on the southbound lane at approximately 4 a.m.

We will have more details as they become available.

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Date:
October 19
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm