Happening Now: Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Route 40 In New Castle

Just before 4:00 Wednesday morning Delaware State Police along with rescue crews from the Christiana Fire Company, New Castle County Paramedics, and Trooper 4 responded to Pulaski Highway at Wilton Blvd. for reports of a vehicle accident with ejection.

Upon arrival, crews reported that a vehicle had crashed into the back of a parked tractor-trailer, ejecting the driver. The patient succumbed to their injuries at the scene. Trooper 4 searched the area for additional patients using their infrared camera, however, it is unclear if additional patients were found.

Expect heavy delays in the area as police investigate the crash.

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