Just before 5:45, Saturday morning rescue crews responded to Route 1 NB in the area of the Route 13 exit in New Castle for an acident involving a pedestrian.
Delaware State Police released a statement saying they are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 1 northbound at the Red Lion Creek bridge, just south of the split with Route 13 in New Castle. As a result of the crash, Route 1 will be closed for an extended period of time, and traffic will be diverted as police units work to investigate and clear the scene.
This will be an extended closure. All motorists are being moved onto Route 13.