UPDATE: Portion of Route 58 reopens after tractor trailer crash

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UPDATE: Lanes are reopening on Route 58 eastbound near the scales, but drivers can expect backups. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of an accident involving a tractor trailer and two passenger vehicles on Route 58 eastbound near the weigh scales early Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers received the call at 6:34 a.m.  Two of the three eastbound lanes were closed and reopened at 7:50 a.m.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the tractor trailer was traveling in the middle lane when a Nissan Altima was struck, causing the vehicle to spin out and strike the center guardrail before being struck by a Honda 4-door.

The female drivers of the passenger vehicles were both ground transported to Sentara Obici Hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

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