Trucker Dies After Driving Off Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Trucker Dies After Driving Off Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Photo: WINA

A tractor-trailer driver has died after he drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The man’s vehicle slammed into a maintenance truck Thursday morning before he jack-knifed, crashed through the guardrail, went off the bridge and landed in 26 feet of water. Navy, Coast Guard and Virginia Beach Fire crews tried to rescue the driver, who was heavily entangled in the wreckage. Navy crews also hooked cables to the truck’s cab and trailer to keep it from drifting away.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to baseball antitrust immunity


The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Major League Baseball’s long-standing exemption from U.S. antitrust laws brought by San Jose as part of the city's effort to become the new home of the Oakland Athletics.

in Weird

Man seeks woman … from 40 years ago


This is one really big "missed connection!"

in Viral Videos

WATCH: Daisy drives Oliver


You've heard of "Driving Miss Daisy." Well, this is a little different.