Route 1 NB Near Dewey Reopens Threes Hours After Accident


UPDATE: Route 1 NB is now OPEN south of Dewey Beach, according to DelDOT.

Updated Story

The Delaware State Police are currently on the scene of a serious crash involving multiple vehicles.

Preliminary investigation has determined a serious personal injury crash occurred today, August 10, 2019, at approximately 12:05 p.m. on SR 1 northbound south of Dewey Beach in the area of Key Box Road. All traffic is being diverted from the northbound lanes to the southbound lanes.

Motorists will experience delays in the area and are advised to seek alternate routes of travel. Further details will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation.

DelDOT is advising that Route 1 NB in the area of Keybox Rd. south of Dewey is CLOSED due to a crash and will be an indefinite closure. 

All northbound traffic should use Route 26 west as detour at this time.

Breaking Report

Traffic advisory; Route 1 (Coastal Hwy) northbound south of Dewey Beach due to a serious crash.

The roadway is expected to be closed for an extended period of time.

Update: Early reports from the scene indicated that the crash involves at least one subject trapped.



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