Overturned tractor-trailer at the Midtown Tunnel

Photo courtesy: Portsmouth Police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Officers were called to the scene of an accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer at the entrance of the Midtown Tunnel, eastbound, Monday afternoon.

Misty Holley with Portsmouth Police confirmed they received the call at 12:42 p.m. She said there are charges pending against the tractor-trailer driver. The driver was injured in the accident, but she said he did not have to go to the hospital.

There is no word yet what caused the accident.

Police are rerouting traffic through the inspection station until the wrecker moves the tractor-trailer from the road.

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