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Ice falling from the towers of the eastbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge forced the closure of a lane Friday afternoon, causing two miles of traffic delays, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said.

Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had been struck by a piece of ice on the bridge about 3:20 p.m.

The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, police said.

Video from Chopper4 shows a piece of ice falling right in front of another car.

Maryland Transportation Authority crews monitor bridge conditions during weather events and will change traffic patterns for safety, police said.


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Police also ask drivers to remove snow and ice from their cars before driving.

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