Crash Closes Route 896 In Newark, Multiple Injuries Reported

Delaware State Police are on the scene of a personal injury motor vehicle collision that occurred today, October 20, 2022, at approximately 11:36 a.m., on southbound South College Avenue (Route 896) overpass at Interstate 95 in Newark.

Initial reports from the scene indicate that five people have been injured, some seriously.

As a result of the crash, all southbound lanes of Route 896 will be closed for emergency response vehicles at the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel.

The road is expected to be closed for an extended period of time.