First responders free a driver of a tractor-trailer after the vehicle crashed into the wall of a bridge in Chesapeake early Monday morning.
The tractor-trailer struck the bridge wall and the impact of the crash was so strong, it left the tractor-trailer partially dangling off the right side of the bridge.
Chesapeake firefighter Justin Beazley, a member of the technical rescue team, rappelled off the side of the I-64 Highrise Bridge to rescue the driver of a tractor-trailer that jackknifed, hanging 70 feet over the Elizabeth River.
Authorities said the driver was alert at the time they helped free him. He was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Photo credit: Chesapeake Fire Department
Video courtesy: Sam Erwin
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