NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – A woman was killed after slamming into a parked tractor-trailer on I-95 in Newark, early Monday morning. The crash happened on the northbound lanes near Churchmans Road, around 3:15 a.m.
Commuter Alert: Accident investigation is underway after a vehicle collided with a tractor trailer around 3:15AM this morning in #Wilmington on I-95 NB. Only one lane is able to get by that incident area between the RT-1 Underpass and Churchmans Rd. @CBSPhilly @TotalTrafficPHL pic.twitter.com/j70KVLKXEjREAD MORE: New Jersey Man Dies In Pennsylvania Skydiving Accident
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The tractor-trailer was parked on the shoulder of I-95.
At this point, police do not know why the driver hit the truck.READ MORE: Nearly Half Of Nursing Home Workers In Pennsylvania Have Declined COVID-19 Vaccine, State Data Shows
Traffic was backed up in the area for several hours, but the highway is now back open.
Meanwhile, starting Monday at 9 p.m., all lanes will be closed and detoured overnight at I-295 southbound at the Route 42 exit for construction and will continue on for the rest of the week.
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