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VIDEO: Tractor-trailer runs off Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

A tractor-trailer went off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (Source: Christopher Hamilton on YouTube) A tractor-trailer went off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (Source: Christopher Hamilton on YouTube)
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (WWBT) -

The Navy and Coast Guard are helping in the search for a tractor-trailer driver who drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

Virginia Beach Fire officials tell WAVY.com the search has gone from a rescue to a recovery mission.

A YouTube video appears to show the tractor-trailer sticking out of the water.

Mobile users click here to watch the video on YouTube: http://bit.ly/QMVRP4

The tractor-trailer went off the bridge at mile marker 15 after it hit a maintenance vehicle, then crashed into the water around 10:40 a.m, WAVY.com reports. Officials told the news site the driver didn't see the closure, swerved and jackknifed. 

 

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