Delaware State Police

*TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE* Troopers Investigating Crash Which Has Route 1 Closed Between Smyrna & Middletown

*TRAFFIC ADVISORY* Troopers Investigating Crash Which Has Route 1 Closed Between Smyrna & Middletown

Townsend – Delaware State Police continue to investigate a crash on State Route 1 southbound in the area of New Discovery Rd. involving a jack-knifed tractor trail. SR 1 southbound remains closed at DE 299 (Middletown/Odessa) and northbound is closed at Exit 119 (Smyrna).

As a result of the crash the operator of the tractor trailer was flown to the  Christiana Hospital by Delaware State Police helicopter Trooper 4 with serious injuries.

Road closures of up to 12 hours are possible.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

For further information on the road closure go to www.deldot.gov

Released by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 101117 1113

 

 

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