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Confederation Bridge traffic moving after crash

A motor vehicle accident shut down the Confederation Bridge midday Monday.

2 people taken to hospital

A long line of traffic waited for the Confederation Bridge to reopen. It closed midday Monday due to a motor vehicle accident. (Submitted by Christine Mcaleer)

Traffic is now moving in both directions on the Confederation Bridge after a motor-vehicle crash closed the bridge midday Monday.

The bridge was completely closed until about 2:45 p.m.  Bridge officials then opened traffic to one lane only.

RCMP said a Nova Scotia driver has been ticketed for driving without due care and attention after he rear-ended a sweeper truck. Both vehicles were headed towards New Brunswick.

Two people were taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Many vehicles were stuck waiting during the closure.

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