11 Injured In 13 Vehicle Crash On I-295 In Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — Eleven people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down a stretch of I-295 in New Castle County, Delaware.

It happened around 10 a.m. Saturday in the southbound direction, approaching I-495.

Authorities say 13 vehicles were involved in the pile-up.

Seven people were taken to Christiana Hospital and three others were transported to Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children. One person refused to be taken to a hospital.

None of the injuries were considered serious.

All lanes at the 295-495 split were closed for about an hour while police investigated. The highway reopened, but traffic was backed up over the Delaware Memorial Bridge as a result.


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