Tractor-trailer overturns after crashing into broken down car on I-495 in Claymont

CLAYMONT, Del. (WPVI) -- The southbound lanes of I-495 in Claymont, Delaware have reopened after a tractor-trailer crashed into a car that was broken down on the side of the road, and then overturned and caught on fire.

This happened at 3:30 a.m. Saturday near the Claymont Road overpass.

Hazmat crews were called because the tractor-trailer was carrying "sulfur molton," which is a hazardous material.

One person was killed in the accident, but at this hour we don't yet know if it was the driver of the tractor-trailer, or the driver of the broken down car.

I-495 northbound remains closed between Edgemoor Road and Philadelphia Pike.

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