Northbound lanes reopen at Monitor-Merrimac after 3-vehicle crash; back end of car was hanging off bridge

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning shut down the northbound lanes of the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel.

It happened just before 6:30 a.m. and lanes reopened around 7:40 a.m.

Police said the three-vehicle crash happened after two other minor crashes, due to the chain reaction of slowing/stopping of vehicles, State Police said. The back of one car could be seen hanging off the edge of the bridge. Crews eventually were able to remove the car.

This photo from Suffolk Fire & Rescue shows a three-vehicle crash on the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel on Sept. 14, 2021. Non life-threatening injuries were reported.

All three crashes are under investigation by State Police. Suffolk Fire & Rescue says a man and woman were taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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