Overturned Tractor Trailer Causes Major Delays on Route 1 in Frederica

Delaware State Police say an overturned tractor trailer caused major delays on Route 1 in Frederica on Monday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1:13 p.m. on Monday in the area of Southbound Rote 1 at North Frederica (Exit 86) in Kent County. The tractor trailer driver sustained only minor injuries and was treated at an unspecified local hospital. As of around 5 p.m., traffic on Southbound Route 1 was still near a standstill, moving less than 5 miles an hour.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.