A serious crash involving multiple vehicles has claimed several lives and stopped traffic along Delaware’s main artery to the state’s beaches.
The crash happened at 3:47 p.m. Friday along Delaware Route 1 near Pine Tree Road in Townsend, Delaware, state police tell NBC10.
State police say multiple people have been killed, but did not provide a specific number.
There are reports of helicopters being dispached to the scene as well.
Route 1 has been shut down in both directions. The highway serves as a link from Wilmington and Interstate 95 to Delaware beach towns like Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach.