Transcript for 911 Tapes Released During Bridgegate Have Motorists Irate and Desperate
Also tonight, new tapes putting new heat on New Jersey governor Chris Christie, all because of that traffic jam on the George Washington bridge orchestrated by members of his inner circle. For the first time we'll be able to take you there at the moment as frustrated -- frantic people were calling for help. ABC's senior national correspondent Jim Avila with the head line tonight. 911 tapes released today takes us inside the chaos of ft. Lee. Jammed the world's busiest bridge. You are aware the town is total grid welcome. Reporter: Warning first responders firefighters, police, it is not a Normal day within ft. Lee square miles. We're getting calls from irate motorists. Reporter: Now forevery known as ft. Lee's traffic armageddon. Despite that noise, governor Chris Christie insists he was kept in the dark. One of the influential counties wailing about the traffic. He insists that he didn't know about those medical emergencies on hold. You know, it's an emergency and they are not still here. They're coming. Okay, they're on the way. Reporter: That's Christie palling around with the appointee who order up the traffic jam. Neither he nor anyone else on his staff told him what they were doing. Next here tonight, an ABC news exclusive, every year 1,000
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