Fatal Crash Shuts Down Route 1 In Both Directions

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Bear – The Delaware State Police are on scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer that occurred at approximately 1:24 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2018, on State Route 1 northbound, approximately 1 mile south of U.S. 40 (Pulaski Hwy.).

As a result, all lanes of SR 1, both northbound and southbound are closed. Northbound traffic is being diverted and forced to stay on U.S. 13 towards Tybouts Corner. Southbound traffic is being forced to exit on to U.S. 40.

At last check 6:57 am northbound lanes of Route 1 at Tybouts Corner are still closed. Southbound lanes are moving fine.

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