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Delaware State Police
Friday May 6th, 2011 :: 09:45 a.m. EDT


***UPDATED INFORMATION*** Troopers on Scene of Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash at I-495

The right hand travel lane of I-495 northbound is open at the scene of the crash. The center and left hand lanes remain closed and the speed on I-495 has been reduced to 55 mph. Commuters should continue to find alternate means of travel around the accident scene.

DSP News Release: Troopers on Scene of Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Location: I-495 northbound near Philadelphia Pike, Claymont

Date of Occurrence: Friday, May 06, 2011 at approximately 8:55 a.m.

Claymont- The Delaware State Police are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred a short time ago on I-495 in Claymont. Initial indication is that one person has died.

Northbound I-495 is closed in the area of the crash and commuters should find alternate routes around the scene.

More information will be released as it is received.

Delaware State Police
1575 McKee Rd
Dover, DE 19904

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-739-5996

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