Crash shuts southbound Route 1 near Frederica

Southbound Route 1 south of Frederica (Photo: Google maps)
Southbound Route 1 south of Frederica (Photo: Google maps)

UPDATED STORY: Bicyclist in critical condition

FREDERICA, DELAWARE (1/2/2016) A serious accident involving a bicyclist and two vehicles closed southbound Route 1 south of Frederica for several hours, according to Delaware State Police.

The crash was reported about 7:05 p.m. just south of the Route 1 intersection with Tub Mill Pond Road and Milford Neck Road, near the Meding’s Seafood restaurant.

Police had no immediate word on the number or extent of injuries, but Frederica firefighters and numerous other emergency crews were called to the scene.

Southbound Route 1 (Bay Road) was closed at the northern junction with Tub Mill Pond Road, with traffic diverted to side roads.

DelDOT reported at 10:40 p.m. that Route 1 had been reopened.