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Car plunges into James River

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Richmond Police shut down the Mayo Bridge in both directions for a period of time after a car reportedly went into the James River.

It happened around 4 a.m. on Saturday. Police tell us the driver was charged with reckless driving.

An ambulance was seen leaving the area.

The bridge has been reopened.

Stay tuned to CBS 6 News and WTVR.com for updates.