Tractor trailer crash closes Route 1

February 25, 2009 2:02:01 PM PST
A crash involving multiple tractor trailers has shut down Route 1 in Middletown, Delaware.It happened around 4:00 p.m. on Route 1 southbound, south of Route 299.

At least two tractor trailers and a passenger car a reportedly involved.

Several injuries are reported, one being life threatening.

Patients have been flown from the scene to area hospitals.

Route 1 is expected to be closed in both directions for a lengthy period of time.

Drivers are asked to seek alternative routes.

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