Head-On Crash Closes Westbound Span of Bay Bridge

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Traffic cam shows westbound span of the bay bride is closed to due an accident.

Traffic cam shows westbound span of the bay bride is closed to due an accident.

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UPDATED: Aug. 16, 2014 2:27 p.m.

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A reported head-on crash closed all lanes on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge for several hours Saturday.

People getting out of their cars as they wait for the lanes to reopen on WB span of Bay Bridge.

People getting out of their cars as they wait for the lanes to reopen on WB span of Bay Bridge.

Traffic correspondent Jeff Ellison says two-way traffic operations were in effect when the crash occurred around 11 a.m.

Around 12:50 p.m., officials opened the right lane on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge. Around 1:20 p.m., two lanes were opened on the westbound span.

Delays reached back to 10 miles on both spans of the bridge and Route 50.

Officials say three cars were involved in the crash. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 45-year-old woman involved in the crash was medevaced to Shock Trauma with serious life-threatening injuries.

Traffic delays begin at Sandy Point entrance of eastbound span of Bay Bridge.

Traffic delays begin at Sandy Point entrance of eastbound span of Bay Bridge.

All Lanes of Westbound Span of Bay Bridge Closed Due to Accident

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