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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Traffic Advisory* I-495 Closed in Both Directions Due to Fatal Crash Involving Overturned Tractor Trailer

Date Posted: Saturday, August 11th, 2018

495 Philly Pike

Claymont- Delaware State Police are currently on scene of a fatal crash involving an overturned tractor trailer that occurred at approximately 3:02 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2018 on I-495 northbound just south of Philadelphia Pike in Claymont.

As a result of the crash I-495 northbound is closed between Edgemoor Rd. and Philadelphia Pike and I-495 southbound is closed between Edgemoor Rd. and the PA state line.

The roadway is anticipated to be closed for an extended period of time and there is no projected time for the re-opening at this point as the investigation and clean-up operation continue.

For updated road closure information click on the following link:

The investigation is in the early stages with further details being released as they become available.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 081118 0715




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