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Vehicles burst into flames after multi-vehicle crash at Jordan Bridge

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A multi-vehicle crash at the crest of the Jordan Bridge closed both lanes of traffic Monday afternoon.

Chesapeake Police responded to the crash at approximately 4:13 p.m.

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A white Chrysler that was traveling westbound crossed over into the eastbound lane and hit a blue Toyota 4Runner. The Chrysler then hit a red Suzuki vehicle that was also traveling in the eastbound lane.

A red Subaru that was traveling eastbound on the bridge then hit the back of the Toyota 4Runner. The Chrysler and the Suzuki caught ablaze as a result of the crash.

Medics responded to the scene and took the driver of the Suzuki and a passenger from the Chrysler to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

There is no further information.

Stay with News 3 for updates. 

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