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.