Just In: Route 1 Closed Near Lewes Due To Fiery Crash

Just after 12:00, Sunday afternoon rescue crews responded to Coastal Highway (Route 1) at Lockerman Road for reports of a motor vehicle accident.

While en route crews learned that a vehicle overturned and caught fire.  Initial reports from the scene indicate that the occupants were able to get out of the vehicle.

This accident is reportedly the result of a police pursuit. Multiple people were injured and are in custody. One person may have fled on foot.

Motorists are being diverted through Milton.

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