Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sinking boat near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sinking boat near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a boat near the third island at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Sunday. Coast Guard Station Little Creek received notification at approximately 3:15 p.m. that a 23-foot boat had struck a underwater rock with two people aboard and was taking on water. Station Little Creek diverted a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) crew already in...

Coast Guard assists 2 near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Va.

Coast Guard assists 2 near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va – Boat crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Little Creek assisted two boaters after their vessel ran aground on the third island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, this morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified by the crew of the 36-foot pleasure craft Ugly Duckling, that they had run aground and needed assistance. The watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard assists with man in water at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA

Coast Guard assists with man in water at Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted rescue efforts Wednesday when a man driving a tractor-trailer drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel near Cape Charles, Virginia. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday a man driving a tractor-trailer carrying soybeans drove off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and into the water. A 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard responds to tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

 Coast Guard responds to tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Rescue crews from the Coast Guard, Navy and local agencies are responding to a tractor-trailer accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Thursday. An on-scene witness contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center personnel at approximately 10 a.m., reporting a truck traveling northbound on the bridge-tunnel drove over the side near mile marker 15. Sector Hampton...

Good Samaritan rescues 3 near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A good Samaritan rescued three people near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 2 p.m. the three people were in the water after their vessel sank. The Coast Guard issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a crew from Coast Guard Station Little Creek aboard a 45-foot Response Boat...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing people after vehicle accident

Coast Guard Cutter Beluga. USCG photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX.PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for missing people involved in an accident in which a vehicle fell into the water in the vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel’s eight mile post, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center received an initial report from the Chesapeake...

Coast Guard searching for man near Fisherman’s Island, Va.

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – Coast Guard, Virginia Marine Police, Hampton Fire and Virginia Beach Fire boat crews are searching for a man who is reported to be missing near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in the vicinity of Fisherman’s Island Friday morning.

Coast Guard rescues man in Chesapeake Bay

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued a 26-year-old man after he fell overboard from a 26-foot boat near the east side of the second island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.