NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A traffic accident involving two vehicles and a deer closed traffic along Interstate 664 southbound at the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel for nearly an hour.
The traffic delay was caused by an accident involving a deer and five cars that occurred on the Suffolk side of the bridge. State Police say the accident resulted in minor injuries.
The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that traffic was reopened at 6:30 a.m., with traffic slowing around Roanoke Avenue.
Traffic along I-664 was being detoured around the accident at Terminal Boulevard during the delay.