Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale
Newark- Delaware State Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash involving two overturned vehicles that occurred this afternoon.
The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 3:19 p.m. today, Wednesday, August 9, 2017, on DE1 southbound north of DE 273 (Christiana Road) and involves seven vehicles, two of which are overturned. There have been injuries reported in the crash, however, the amount of injured subjects and the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
As a result of the crash, southbound DE1 has been closed to traffic. Commuters are requested to find alternate routes of travel and should expect heavy delays in the area.
The investigation into this crash is in its early stages. More information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.
Released: 080917 1615