Mathews Co. road reopens after tractor trailer caught in power lines

Posted at 4:25 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 22:03:55-04

MATHEWS Co., Va. – A tractor trailer became stuck in overhead power lines on Bethal Beach Road in Mathews County Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened at 1:20 p.m.

As a result, Virginia Beach Police shut down all lanes of Bethal Beach Road. The road reopened around 9:15 p.m.

VDOT responded to assist with setting up a detour.

According to Dominion Energy’s Outage Map, about 165 people were without power due to the incident.

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