Saturday, October 01, 2016
UPDATED**Traffic Advisory** Troopers Investigating Crash South of Dewey Beach
Dewey Beach – The Delaware State Police are investigating a crash involving a Jolly Trolley that occurred earlier this afternoon south of Dewey Beach.
Preliminary investigation indicates the crash occurred around 4:41 p.m. today, October 1, 2016, as a 76-year-old Lewes man was operating a 2005 Ford Econo Van pulling the Jolly Trolley with approximately 22 passengers (wedding guests) on board the trolley. For an undetermined reason, the trailer started to sway and then overturn in the southbound lanes of SR1 south of Dewey Beach. The van immediately stopped and bystanders in the area began assisting pulling the passengers from the trolley. At least 12 people were transported by Sussex County EMS to area hospitals where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The operator of the van was uninjured.
SR1 southbound was closed for approximately two hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. No citations were issued and the crash remains under investigation.
Dewey Beach - The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a crash south of Dewey Beach.
Preliminary investigation indicates the crash occurred around 4:41 p.m. today, October 1, 2016 and involves a trolley that has overturned with passengers on Coastal Highway (SR1) southbound, south of Dewey Beach. It is unknown on the number of injured passengers and the status of the injuries are unknown at this time.
SR1 northbound and southbound has been closed at this time and commuters are encouraged to find alternate routes of travel.
Further details will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation.
at 10/01/2016 08:45:00 PM