Happening Now: Route 1 SB Closed In Townsend Due To Rollover Crash


Townsend – Rescue crews from the Townsend Fire Company along with New Castle County Paramedics and Trooper 4 have responded to Route 1 SB for reports of a rollover crash.

Trooper 4 has landed at the scene.

All southbound traffic is being diverted off of Route 1 onto Middletown Odessa Road.

Command has requested a third ambulance to the scene.

Two patients will be transported Christiana Hosptial with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.  The third ambulance was recalled.

The road is expected to remain closed while Troopers investigate and clear the scene.



Traffic headed to Route 13 and 9 backing up to Route 1


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