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Second Route 1 crash in less than 24 hours sends man to hospital

August 29, 2020

A second crash in less than 24 hours Aug. 27 closed Route 1 northbound and sent one person to a local hospital.

The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. responded about 5 p.m. to a crash in the area of  Route 1 and Holland Glade Road, said Kent Swarts, captain of the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Co. Two vehicles were involved, and one person was sent to Beebe Healthcare, he said.

Route 1 was shut down for about an hour while crews cleaned up the crash.

Swarts said this crash occurred less than 24 hours after a crash at the same location critically injured a man who was flown to Christiana Hospital by helicopter.

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