Crash closes Rt. 48 in Wilmington

August 12, 2009 12:46:38 PM PDT
Route 48 in Wilmington, Delaware is expected to be closed for most of the evening after an afternoon crash. TRAVEL LINKS: Rt. 48 is closed in both directions just east of Route 141 after a vehicle struck power lines around 12:30 p.m.

As a result, several power lines and utility poles came down.

The vehicle that brought down the wires left the scene.

Route 48 is expected to be closed until 7:30 p.m.

Anyone with information on this fleeing vehicle is asked to call Troop 6 at 302.633.5000 ext 746.

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