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Happening Now: Overturned Dump Truck Closes Route 16

Milton – The Delaware State Police are currently on scene of a motor vehicle crash on Broadkill Road (Rt. 16) west of Coastal Highway, according to Director of Public Information, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the initial investigation has determined the crash occurred at approximately 8:03 a.m. this morning, Monday, November 6, 2017 and involves a single overturned dump truck. As a result of the crash debris from the truck have spilled over the roadway, causing Broadkill Road west of Coastal Highway to be shut down. No known injuries at this time.

Further details will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation.


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