Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
New Castle- The left hand lane of northbound I-95 at I-295 has been re-opened to traffic. All other northbound lanes remain closed at this time and commuters are still being asked to find alternate routes of travel.
The investigation into this crash is continuing at this time.
Released: 090816 1130
Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale
New Castle- Delaware State Police are currently at the scene of a single vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer that occurred early this morning.
The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 1:53 a.m. this morning, Thursday, September 8, 2016, on I-95 northbound at the I-295 eastbound split and involves a tractor-trailer which has overturned. The male operator of the tractor trailer has suffered minor injuries and is currently being assessed at the scene.
As a result of the crash, all lanes of I-95 northbound have been closed and traffic is being diverted off of the highway and onto the ramp to DE Rt. 141 (Basin Road) southbound. Commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel as the roadway is expected to be closed for an extended period of time.
This crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police. Further updates will be released as they are received.
Released: 090816 0240