Crash involving pair of tractor trailers shuts down Alligator River Bridge

photo courtesy Dare County Sheriff’s Office

A crash Wednesday morning involving a pair of tractor trailers shut down the Lindsey C. Warren Bridge that carries U.S. 64 over the Alligator River between Dare and Tyrrell counties.

The wreck happened around 8:30 a.m. near the foot of the bridge on the Tyrrell County side.

Dare County Sheriff’s Office Major Jeff Derringer said they estimate the bridge will reopen around 12:30 p.m.

Travelers are advised to use alternate routes, either via U.S. 264 and N.C. 94 through Swan Quarter, or U.S. 158 and U.S. 17 via Elizabeth City.

This is a developing story, stay with OBX Today for updates.

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