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Update: Reports coming in that as many as 5 people have been sent to Carteret Health Care with injuries and that the bridge is closed until a structural engineer can inspect the bridge.
Update: Police are now saying there has been a 2nd accident on the bridge after the 1st one was cleared and that this new accident has both lanes shut down. Additionally, police are saying that there were injuries in the 1st accident.
(September 12 2019) A multiple vehicle car accident shutdown both lanes of the Morehead City / Beaufort bridge earlier this morning.
Officials have released no information on injuries and are asking the public to re-route traffic around Mill Creek while the investigation and cleanup of this accident is underway.
More information will be added to this section as we learn more.