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Crash on High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake sends 1 driver to hospital

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Posted at 7:23 PM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 19:58:13-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - State Police are currently investigating a crash on Interstate 64, eastbound, at the High Rise Bridge.

The crash took place around 5:50 p.m., involving four vehicles and a tractor-trailer. One driver has been taken to Norfolk General Hospital.

The tractor-trailer has approximately 15 to 20 gallons of gas that has leaked from the vehicle, which blocked lanes for some time. VDOT currently has a traffic diversion set up at 464.

Police say lanes have now reopened.