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Happening Now: I-495 Lanes Shut Down To Injury Accident


New Castle – Troopers are currently on scene of a multi-vehicle crash which has the two right lanes of I-495 southbound closed north of Route 141, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said multiple vehicles have been reported to be involved in this crash. Injuries have also been reported, the extent of which are unknown at this time.

Expect heavy delays in the area and seek alternate routes of travel. For the status of roadway openings and closures please click on the following link:

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