Crash involving deer causes morning traffic mess on I-664

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Suffolk, Va. – A crash involving five cars and a deer shut down I-664 southbound near the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel early Friday morning.

The crash occurred on the Suffolk side of the bridge around 5:45 a.m. Traffic was stopped before the bridge on the Newport News side and the road remained closed for about an hour.

Minor injuries were reported, according to Virginia State Police.