Update: Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash On Route 13 In Townsend


Delaware State Police have issued a traffic advisory involving a fatal crash in Townsend.

“Townsend- The Delaware State Police are currently on the scene of a fatal crash that has southbound Dupont Parkway (Rt. 13) in the area of Pine Tree Road closed.

Motorists will experience delays in the area and are advised to seek alternate routes of travel.”

The northbound lanes have been reopened.


Breaking Report

Townsend – Rescue crews from the Townsend Fire Company along with medics, Delaware State Police, NCCPD, and Trooper 4 have been dispatched to Route 13 at Pine Tree Road for an injury accident.

Route 13 is closed in both direction while crews work the crash.

Command has ordered the road closed. This will be an extended closure per Command.

Avoid the area.


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