Update

Rhode Island Turnpike & Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced at 9:31 am that the accident has been cleared and traffic has reopened in both directions. Expect residual delays.

Original Story

Emergency personnel is currently on the scene of a car fire on Newport Bridge (eastbound). What’s Up Newp readers first began alerting us of the incident just after 8:30 am.

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From RITBA – #NPBridge ALERT: All traffic Eastbound and Westbound has been stopped due to an accident on the bridge. Emergency personnel are on scene. Expect delays. Shane M.

#NPBridge ALERT: All traffic Eastbound and Westbound has been stopped due to an accident on the bridge. Emergency personnel are on scene. Expect delays.— RITBA (@RIEZPASS) November 15, 2021

Disabled Vehicle, Right lane blocked on RI 138 WB at Exit (Jamestown) in Jamestown— RIDOTNews (@RIDOTNews) November 15, 2021

This story is developing and will be updated.