Tractor trailer stuck inside Downtown Tunnel in Norfolk following crash

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Posted at 11:15 AM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 12:07:50-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The Virginia State Police is investigating two vehicle crashes at the entrance to the westbound tube of the Downtown Tunnel.

Reports say the first crash being worked involves a tractor trailer and two SUVs. The tractor trailer is currently wedged inside the tube, troopers say.

The driver and two children passengers of a gold SUV were transported with non-life threatening injuries. The second crash being worked also involves two SUVs with no injuries.

The secondary crash was a result of traffic coming to an emergency stop after the tractor trailer became stuck, reports say.

The westbound tube will remain closed for a currently undetermined amount of time.