Isle of Wight deputy involved in crash on James River Bridge

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Courtesy: Isle of Wight Co. Sheriff's Office

Courtesy: Isle of Wight Co. Sheriff’s Office

An Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a crash on the James River Bridge on Friday morning.

According to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy was driving northbound on the bridge when he attempted to make a U-turn near the drawbridge to assist with an accident in the southbound lanes.

As he attempted the U-turn with his emergency lights activated, his vehicle was hit by two other vehicles.

The deputy was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center for evaluation. He has since been released with minor injuries.

There is no word yet on whether any charges will be filed. . The Virginia State Police is investigating the crash.

Stay with News 3 for updates.

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