9 issued summons after 11 vehicles crashed inside Monitor-Merrimac Tuesday


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — 9 drivers were issued summons after 11 vehicles crashed inside the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel on Tuesday afternoon, shutting down all northbound lanes and injuring one person, police said.

Virginia State Police said the injuries reported are not considered life-threatening.

State dispatchers said the call reporting the crash came in at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday. There were actually two crashes of 5 and 6 vehicles, police say. 9 people in total were issued summons for following too closely.

By 6:40 p.m., the scene had been cleared.

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