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Happening Now: Overturned Tanker Shuts Down Route 13 Sunday


Bridgeville- The Delaware State Police are currently on scene of a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:54 a.m., on southbound Sussex Highway (Rt. 13) in the area of Redden Road, Bridgeville, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said as a result of the crash and ongoing investigation, southbound Rt. 13 in the area of Redden Road is down to one lane. Motorists are advised to use caution and seek alternate routes of travel.

Indications from the scene are that a tanker truck has overturned and that two patients are seriously injured.

The investigation is in the early stages with further details being released as they become available.


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