Car with 4 inside goes off side of Western Freeway in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — An accident shut down all westbound lanes of Western Freeway overnight in Portsmouth.

The crash also  caused a closure near the ramp to Cedar Lane.

Portsmouth police spokesperson Misty Holley says the crash was reported 11:15 p.m. Thursday. Four people were inside a car that went off the highway.

Holley says one person was pinned and rescued from the car. The extent of the occupants’ injuries was immediately unknown.

VDOT tweeted just after 2 a.m. that the Western Freeway was back open.

10 On Your Side is working to learn more about this accident. Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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