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Woman Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) — State police say a Pennsylvania woman was seriously injured after a vehicle going the wrong way on Interstate 95 collided with her car.

The crash happened shortly after 5:20 a.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes of I-95 in Newark.

Police say 21-year-old Jose Rodriguez of Wilmington was driving an SUV that was going south in the northbound lanes when he collided with a car driven by 69-year-old Phyllis Nilan of Tobyhanna, Pa.

Nilan was trapped in her car for about a half-hour. She was taken to Christiana Hosptial with serious injuries.
Her husband and Rodriguez were also hospitalized with injuries police call non-life-threatening.

Three northbound lanes of I-95 were closed for about an hour. The crash remains under investigation, and police say charges against Rodriguez are expected.

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