Thursday, September 15, 2016

Male driver killed, Del. State Trooper seriously injured in crash on Route 1 in Dover, DE


Updated 2 hrs 17 mins ago
DOVER, Del. (WPVI) -- A civilian was killed and a Delaware State Police Trooper was injured in a crash on Route 1 in Dover.

It happened around 6 p.m. Thursday in the southbound lanes at Exit 98 (North Little Creek Road Exit).

A preliminary investigation indicates the crash involved a state police vehicle and a passenger car.

The person in the passenger car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The trooper was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital with apparent nonlife-threatening injuries.

Route 1 southbound at Exit 104 (Scarborough Road) is closed. Commuters are advised to seek alternate routes of travel.