1 injured when tractor-trailers, car collide

NEW CASTLE, Del. - August 18, 2010

The accident happened around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday on the southbound lanes of Route 13, at the Route 40 split, in New Castle, Delaware.

Joseph V. Cannan, 42, National Park, VA, was operating a tractor-trailer southbound on Route 13 when his vehicle struck the rear of another tractor-trailer. The second rig then collided with a 2007 Honda Civic.

Cannan's tractor-trailer overturned into the parking lot of a former Exxon Gas Station.

Cannan was transported to the Christiana Hospital where he was treated and released for a laceration to his arm.

Rt. 13 southbound was closed for approximately 2 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The accident is still under investigation at this time.

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