Update: Pickup trucks collide near Route 1 crossing

August 11, 2020

Story Location:
Nassau Commons Blvd
Lewes, DE 19958
United States

A Dover man was cited following a traffic crash Aug. 11 that overturned a pickup truck on Route 1.

The two-vehicle crash happened about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Route 1 and Janice Road near the Nassau Bridge crossover when a 1993 Ford F-250 and a 2003 Nissan Frontier collided, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police.

The Ford overturned onto its side in southbound Route 1 traffic. Nassau Commons Boulevard and Janice Road traffic were detoured away from the intersection while the crash was cleared.

The driver of the Ford, a 25-year-old Dover man, failed to remain stopped and was issued a traffic citation for same, Jaffe said.  He sustained minor injuries and was transported to Beebe Healthcare. 

The driver of the Nissan, a 21-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was not injured. 


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