Reports: Police Are Investigating Multiple Accidents, Possible Carjacking In New Castle, One Reported Dead

Delaware State Police are currently conducting multiple accident investigations in New Castle County, according to Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Just before 10:00, Sunday morning rescue crews from several fire companies responded to multiple accidents along Route 9 in New Castle.

Sources familiar with the investigation tell FSU that police are investigating a possible carjacking. We’re also told that at least one person has died as a result of this morning’s incidents.

Pepper is advising motorists to use alternate routes of travel and to avoid the areas of:

River Rd (Rte 9) at Federal School Lane, New Castle
Intersection of SR 141 and SR 273, New Castle
Castle Hill Drive to Edgewood Drive, New Castle
Hamburg Rd off of Rt 13
Rt 9 at Hamburg Road.

This is a developing story.