Happening Now: Route 1 Shutdown In Both Directions Due To Rollover Crash

Smyrna – At 2:35 this afternoon rescue crews from the Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna, along with Delaware State Police and Trooper 4 responded to Route 1 northbound, just south of Smyrna, for reports of a rollover crash.

Command is reporting that Trooper 4 will be utilized. Both directions of travel will be shut down to allow the helicopter to land and access the patient(s).

3:05 pm Update: One patient is being prepared for transport and will be flown to the Christana Hospital Trauma Center in Stanton.

Route 1 traffic is beginning to back up south of the accident.

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