Traffic moving after crash blocks eastbound lanes at Downtown Tunnel


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A crash involving several vehicles Tuesday afternoon closed all eastbound lanes on Interstate 264 at the Downtown Tunnel.

Officials with Elizabeth River Tunnels said in an initial tweet about the crash involved five vehicles. A second tweet from ERT said seven vehicles were involved.

Traffic on Interstate 264 was diverted to Effingham Street (exit 7B), but drivers were advised to take the U.S. 58 Midtown Tunnel instead.

It circumstances and cause of the crash were not immediately clear. Stay with for the latest developments.

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