Crash on I-495 closes lanes, ramps, diverts traffic to I-95

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There’s at least two vehicle involved in the crash and an overturned trailer prompted a response from a DNREC emergency response team.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Delaware State Police are investigating a crash on I-495 that has closed lanes and diverted traffic to I-95 this morning.

The crash happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on I-495 Northbound just north of the 12th street exit.

There’s at least two vehicle involved in the crash and an overturned trailer prompted a response from a DNREC emergency response team.

George Shea | For Delaware Newsline

By 9:00 a.m. the two left lanes were closed, allowing for only one lane of traffic to pass the crash scene and by 9:30 a.m., DELDOT began closing all ramps and began diverting traffic to I-95 North.

Shortly after 10:00 a.m. DELDOT reported two left lanes are now OPEN to traffic on I-495 Northbound at the I-95/I-495 Split.

However, the two right lanes remain closed on I-495 Northbound.

There’s no word yet on what if any chemicals were being hauled in the trailer that overturned, or if there were any injuries.

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