7/18/20: MORNING WRECK ON BRIDGE STOPS TRAFFIC INTO OUTER BANKS, GIVING SOUTHERN SHORES RESIDENTS A FEW PEACEFUL SATURDAY HOURS.

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A collision occurred this morning on the Wright Memorial Bridge, just short of the end of the eastbound span. This photo was taken by a passenger in a westbound vehicle.

In case you were wondering, as I was, why we had no traffic coming through on northbound N.C. Hwy. 12 or along the cut-through route in Southern Shores–after a dreadfully busy morning–it was because of a major wreck around 11 a.m. on the eastbound span of the Wright Memorial Bridge.

As you can probably tell, traffic is now getting through, after a three-hour stoppage.

It was lovely while it lasted, wasn’t it?

Fortunately, no one was hurt in the four-vehicle pileup on the bridge, which apparently started when a pick-up truck hauling a trailer rear-ended another pick-up truck.

For more details, we refer you to coverage by OBX Today. If you’d like to comment on today’s traffic conditions in Southern Shores, please feel free to do so here and on the Facebook page.

The Beacon, 7/18/20

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