Route 13 Closed In Smyrna Due To Motorcycle Crash

Delaware State Police have closed Route southbound in north Smyrna due to a serious crash.

Troopers are currently investigating a crash involving a sedan and motorcycle at the Dupont Parkway ramp to Route 1. As a result of the crash, Route 13 southbound is closed at Exit 119 off-ramp. Authorities have advised motorists to seek alternative routes to avoid the area. The closure is expected to cause significant traffic disruptions.

(We have blurred the motorcycle in the photo)

Responding to the crash were members from the Fire Company, Townsend Fire Company, Smyrna EMS, and Kent County Paramedics. Delaware State Police Aviation’s Trooper 4 was not utilized for transport.

Initial reports from the scene indicated that the rider of the motorcycle was thrown from the motorcycle. An update on the rider’s condition has not been released by police.

More updates will be provided as they become available.