Delaware State Police

**Traffic Advisory** Troopers Investigating Serious Motorcycle Crash -Update

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

New Castle- As a result of the injuries sustained in the crash this morning on southbound  W. Basin Road at I-95, New Castle, the male operator of the motorcycle has been pronounced dead.

This crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Released: 103116 0805

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**Original Release**

New Castle- Delaware State Police are currently investigating a serious crash involving a motorcycle which occurred this morning just south of Newport.

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 6:41 a.m. this morning, Monday, October 31, 2016, on southbound DE Rt. 141 (West Basin Road) at I-95, New Castle, and involves a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. As a result of the crash, the male motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries.

The southbound lanes of DE Rt. 141 have been closed to traffic and commuters are asked to seek alternate routes of travel.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is responding to the scene and will assume the investigation. Further details will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Released: 103116 0719

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