Multi-vehicle accident on the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police in Newport News and state police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident on the Merrimac Memorial Bridge.

Newport News dispatchers say the call came just before 6:30 p.m., Thursday.

State police said they were assisting Newport News Police with the accident.

The Newport News Fire Department says five vehicles were involved.

Four patients were transported to local hospitals.

The patients have non life-threatening injuries, the fire department says.

Animal control is assisting with multiple dogs that were in the accident.

All southbound lanes were closed on the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel.

10 On Your Side is working to gather more information.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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