SUV Slams Through Jersey Barrier Before Rolling, Route 40 Closed Overnight – Video

New Castle – Just after 10:00 last evening, Thursday, September 13, rescue crews from the Wilmington Manor Fire Company, along with crews from Goodwill, Delaware City, and New Castle County Paramedics responded to the Route 40/Route 13 split for a rollover crash.

Early indications are that a white SUV broke through the Jersey barrier, crossing into oncoming traffic before rolling over. It’s believed that the SUV struck a New Castle County Police Tahoe during the accident.

Route 40 (Pulaski Highway) eastbound was closed at Wilton Blvd while New Castle County Police investigated the accident.

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Large white chunks of concrete from the barrier can be seen strewn about the roadway in the photo below.

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