Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crash Survivor Tells Her Story

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Source: Arianna Poindexter / NBC Washington

After a near-death experience, the driver of a car that went plunging into the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is sharing her story of survival.

Morgan Lake was driving over the bridge Friday night when a tractor-trailer slammed into the back of her car.

“Everything around me exploded,” Lake said. “Glass everywhere, airbag in my face and I felt that this was it.”

The impact of the accident caused her Chrysler Sebring to plunge off the bridge into the Chesapeake Bay.

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