Crash inside Downtown Tunnel caused rush hour delays

Traffic was stopped at the westbound Downtown Tunnel because of a multi-vehicle crash inside the tube Tuesday, April 5 during the afternoon rush hour.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A crash inside the westbound Downtown Tunnel caused delays during the Tuesday afternoon rush hour.

The scene was called in at 4:22 p.m. as an accident with injuries. One person was taken to the hospital, according to Portsmouth police dispatchers.

All traffic on I-264 West and I-464 traveling toward the Downtown Tunnel westbound was rerouted to I-464 towards Chesapeake for about an hour until the vehicles were removed from the tunnel. Live Traffic Cameras


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