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Crash slows Route 1 traffic near Hudson Road

June 3, 2019

Story Location:
Hudson Road
Route 1
Milton  Delaware  19968
United States

A vehicle crash at 10 a.m. June 11 has slowed Route 1.

Both northbound and southbound lanes were initially closed, but the southbound lanes are now open, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police. One northbound lane is open, she said.

It appeared that a black Toyota Corolla struck a tractor trailer at the intersection of Hudson Road and Route 1. The front of the Corolla was heavily damaged. An emergency helicopter was brought in to airlift accident victims from the scene.

Traffic on Route 1 was closed between Hudson Fields and Hudson Road. Northbound traffic was diverted to Eagles Crest Road, while southbound traffic was diverted to Hudson Road. Route 1 was reopened to traffic at 10:45 a.m.

More information will be posted when available.