Crash involving 2 tractor-trailers briefly closes I-95N in Delaware

Friday, June 4, 2021
Crash involving 2 tractor-trailers briefly closes I-95N in Delaware
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A crash involving two tractor-trailers shut down part of Interstate 95 in Newport, Delaware Thursday evening.

NEWPORT, Delaware -- A crash involving two tractor-trailers shut down part of Interstate 95 in Newport, Delaware Thursday evening.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes at the 295 northbound split. As a result, the northbound lanes were closed and traffic was forced onto 295 northbound, or onto Route 141.

Officials said the crash caused fuel to leak from both trucks.

At least one driver, a man in his 20s, was taken to an area hospital. There was no immediate word on the extent of his injuries.

The roadway reopened around 9 p.m.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.