Person taken to hospital after tractor-trailer crash on High Rise Bridge


Crash on High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake Aug. 24, 2021. (Photo courtesy: WAVY viewer Hunter Davenport)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Dispatchers say one person was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after a tractor-trailer crash eastbound on the High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake.

The crash happened around 5:50 p.m. and involved four vehicles total.

All east lanes on I-64 had reopened as of 8 p.m. While lanes were closed, a detour was in place at exit 291B at Interstate 464, and motorists were warned to expect delays.

Virginia State Police said one driver was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

The truck had leaked about 15 to 20 gallons of gas as of 7:15 p.m.

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