34-Year-Old woman is dead after rear-ending a parked tractor trailer on I-95 Monday morning police say.
NEWARK (DE): Delaware State Police say they are investigating a fatal rear-end collision that killed an unidentified 34-year-old woman around 3:00 a.m. Monday morning on I-95.
According to police, the unidentified woman was traveling in a 2007 Ford Fusion on I-95 northbound approaching the junction with State Route 1 when she rear ended a parked tractor trailer.
“The Ford traveled out of the lanes of travel and into the right shoulder then struck the rear of a 2105 Hyundai tractor trailer that was stopped on the right shoulder.,” Said Jason Hatchell, a Delaware State Police spokesman.
The woman, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased at the scene and the operator of the tractor trailer was not injured as a result of the crash., police said.
Interstate 95 northbound was restricted to the left most lane of travel for approximately 4 hours while the collision was investigated and cleared.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding the crash should contact Det. Breen of the Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit by calling 302-365-8486. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.