Eight vehicles involved in crash on Gerald Desmond Bridge; traffic backed up

Traffic is significantly impacted this evening after eight vehicles were involved in a traffic collision on the Gerald Desmond Bridge, authorities said.

Police no one was injured in the crash at 4:18 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from the Long Beach Police Department.

An eighteen-wheeler after it has collided with a vehicle near the Gerald Desmond Bridge. Courtesy of Veronica Gonzalez-Morales.

An eighteen-wheeler after it has collided with a vehicle near the Gerald Desmond Bridge. Courtesy of Veronica Gonzalez-Morales.

The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately known.

The crash in the eastbound lanes involved at least two trucks and other vehicles, witnesses said.

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