NEWARK, Del. (CBS) — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash that closed a portion of I-95 in Newark on Tuesday evening. The accident created an enormous traffic backup.
Authorities say a man was killed in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Mumia Abu-Jamal Supporters Demand He Be Released From Prison For Health Reasons
A child was found in cardiac arrest and was transported to Christiana Hospital in critical condition, according to police.READ MORE: Lymond Moses' Family Demands New Castle County Police Release Bodycam Video Of Deadly Shooting
Police say a woman was treated for significant injuries and is in critical condition at Christiana Hospital.
People are being urged to avoid the area.MORE NEWS: 2 Vacant Buildings Partially Collapse In Logan Section Of Philadelphia
Police say early indications that this will be a prolonged closure.