Crash jams southbound Route 1 near Middletown

Tractor-trailer crashed on the median of Route 1 just south of Route 299 overpass. (Reader-submitted photo courtesy of Patrick Giles)
Tractor-trailer crashed on the median of Route 1 just south of Route 299 overpass. (Reader-submitted photo courtesy of Patrick Giles)

MIDDLETOWN, DELAWARE (7/21/2016) A tractor-trailer crash on Route 1 just south of the Route 299 overpass is jamming southbound traffic near Middletown.

DelDOT reported the problem at 5:55 p.m.

The left lane remained closed at 6:45 p.m., with the trailer still in the median.

Crash scene on Route 1 just south of Route 299 at 6:45 p.m. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)
Crash scene on Route 1 just south of Route 299 at 6:45 p.m. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)

 

Jackknifed tractor-trailer remained on the median of Route 1 just south of Route 299 overpass. (Reader-submitted photo courtesy of Patrick Giles)
Jackknifed tractor-trailer remained on the median of Route 1 just south of Route 299 overpass. (Reader-submitted photo courtesy of Patrick Giles)
Crash on southbound Route 1 jammed traffic near Route 299 overpass. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)
Crash on southbound Route 1 jammed traffic near Route 299 overpass. (Photo: DelDOT traffic cam)