Caroline County Tractor-Trailer Crash Shuts Down Federalsburg Highway

Maryland State Police say a Tuesday morning crash involving two tractor trailers forced the closure of Federalsburg Highway (Route 331) for several hours.

The accident happened in the area of Chipmans Lane when the tractor trailer, traveling in opposite directions collided head on. Troopers say one patient was flown from the scene to Christiana Hospital in Delaware, while two other patients were transported to Nanticoke General Hospital. The crash caused a significant amount of oil to leak onto the roadway.

Maryland State Police were assisted by Delaware State Police, the Maryland Department of the Environment, the MSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division and the State Highway Administration.