Just In: Serious Accident Closes South DuPont Highway In Harrington

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Just before 10:30, Wednesday morning rescue crews from the Harrington Fire Company, Kent County Medics, and Trooper 2 were dispatched to the southbound lanes of S Dupont Highway and Tower Hill Road for an accident with injuries.

Responding crews were alerted that the accident involved two patients, both trapped. One patient has been freed and was airlifted to CER. There is no information regarding the second patient at this time.

State Police issued the following statement moments ago.

Delaware State Police are currently investigating a serious injury motor vehicle collision on southbound South DuPont Hwy at Tower Road in Harrington. As a result, southbound South DuPont Hwy in the area of Tower Road will be closed down for an extended period of time. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes of travel to avoid traffic delays.

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