Just In: Vehicle Collision Involving A Bicycle In South Bethany

South Bethany -Just after 10:15 last evening, Thursday, July 4, 2019, Rescue crews from the Bethany Beach Fire Company along with  Sussex County Medics 105, 109, and 205 responded to Coastal Highway  (Route 1) at Evergreen Road for reports of a motor vehicle accident.

While en route to the scene crews learned that a woman riding a bicycle had been involved in a collision with a vehicle.

The first arriving crews blocked the road and command ordered Route 1 SB closed at the McDonalds about a block away.

Delaware State Police issues the following traffic advisory last evening “Bethany Beach: Rt 1 southbound in S. Bethany is closed due to a motor vehicle crash.”

Initial reports from the scene indicate that the woman was seriously injured.  Delaware State Police Troopers with support from rescue crews remained on scene for approximately three hours.


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