Officials have 'seen a lot of accidents' on that bridge
Multiple agencies are the Cape Fear River searching for cars that crashed into the river today.
sheriff's department Divers in federal PD. And how does something like that work when they saw it looks like three or four boats that deployed this morning. And then the divers get in after Can you walk us through the process of what they look for? We have, ah, silver boats operating. As I stated, we have a safety boat assigned simply for protection of the divers, but will rotate our divers through. They have, ah, dive boat that they exit from that is built for diving. Have a platform or exit door. They're rotating teams of two. They always be to standby safety and there will be two divers in the water. And then they also like I stated, there'll be a safety boat in the vicinity just for additional safety, covering the divers in yes or more. So I would say that that definitely if we get a good signal back from the sun or we'll definitely, for good signal will definitely send divers down. Yes, sir. Fort Bragg, Emergency services on the way. They got a little bit of the delay, but they should be arriving here shortly and will be resuming with us sometime this morning. And then we have a lot of questions from viewers who have never heard of cars going over this particular barrier. Have you seen anything like this before? I stated last night that I told you guys, I've seen a lot of accidents on that interstate. A lot of accidents on the bridge. I can't recall every vehicle leaving the posts. A top of the bridge over the concrete barrier. I've had him go upon it, but I've never to my knowledge never had one. Leaves the bridge and go into the water that I can recall. Can you talk about the damage over on that barrier? It looked like a tire track. From what? We could see a helicopter issue, too, because going bigger, typical concrete. It's great. And maybe from impact. You can see, like maybe the impact and then scrape up the barriers so that that's all you're really going to see that? So it does look like there was some type of accident. They are points of impact. Okay. And then anything else you want people to know? I know this is a popular boat. Access this. I assume this will be closed for the It's my understanding that the Wilmington wrote while our friend, which is what we're operating from, will be closed for today. So many boaters that we're gonna go on the river today. They'll have to find other means launched. Okay. Anything else you want, the community know this? I mean, it's just are it's gonna be a long day and, you know, we'll keep our personnel safe and rotate. Um, And with the heat and humidity, it's gonna be tough, But we'll rotate personnel and just go from there. Absolutely. Mark any questions? Possible reagents, then, at least from I really don't want to get into that. I leave that to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. I was just stating that from what I was privy to last night with the witnesses, it said it appeared to be that the two vehicles were having some type of she stated road rage incident. But I can't confirm or you know, either way on that. That's just what a couple of witnesses stated