accident http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Westbound Left Lane Reopens on Bay Bridge (Update) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/westbound-left-lane-reopens-bay-bridge-update <p>The left lane of westbound span of the Bay Bridge has been reopened after a serious two-vehicle accident shutdown traffic.</p><p>The Maryland Transportation Authority reports there were injuries.</p><p>But motorists should still expect heavy traffic and authorities are recommending avoiding westbound US 50 at this time.<br /><br />Motorists are advised to call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for current traffic conditions or on Twitter - TheMDTA.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:23:14 +0000 Don Rush 56104 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Westbound Left Lane Reopens on Bay Bridge (Update) Tractor-Trailor Uprighted, But Southbound US 301 Still Closed http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/tractor-trailor-uprighted-southbound-us-301-still-closed <p>The Maryland State Highway Administration says its crews have up righted the tractor-trailer that turned over this morning and crashed into a telephone poll at around 5 a.m.</p><p>The incident took place at Route 301 and Maryland 544 in Crumpton.</p><p>The two southbound lanes are still closed along those roads but both northbound lanes are still open.</p><p>Police say the fallen power lines have also been clear off.</p><p>There are no reports of injuries.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 15:20:50 +0000 Don Rush 55014 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Tractor-Trailor Uprighted, But Southbound US 301 Still Closed Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes U.S. Route 301 Southbound http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/tractor-trailer-crash-closes-us-route-301-southbound <p>An overturned tractor-trailer shut down the southbound US Route 301 at Maryland Route 544.</p><p>Maryland State Highway Administration says its crews have been sent the scene where the truck apparently struck a telephone pole at around 4.45 a.m.</p><p>There was detour set up taking westbound Maryland 291 to southbound MD 290 back.</p><p>No injuries have been reported from the crash.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 11:59:55 +0000 Don Rush 54999 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes U.S. Route 301 Southbound Lawsuit Against Punkin Chunkin for Injuries Suffered by Lewes Resident http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/lawsuit-against-punkin-chunkin-injuries-suffered-lewes-resident <p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Lewes resident who was injured while working at Delaware's popular Punkin Chunkin is suing festival organizers.</p><p>A complaint filed last week says Daniel Fair, who volunteered as a spotter at the 2011 festival, suffered spinal fractures after he was ejected from an all-terrain vehicle that hit a depression in the ground, then landed on top of him.</p><p>Fair is suing the Punkin Chunkin Association for negligence related to training and supervising spotters, safety measures, and conditions of the Punkin Chunkin field at Wheatley Farms in Bridgeville.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:09:56 +0000 Don Rush 43950 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Lawsuit Against Punkin Chunkin for Injuries Suffered by Lewes Resident 83-Year Old Woman Killed in Accident at Delaware Toll Plaza http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/83-year-old-woman-killed-accident-delaware-toll-plaza <p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say an 83-year-old woman was killed when her car slammed into the back of a truck stopped at a toll plaza on Delaware Route 1 in Dover.</p><p>It happened shortly before noon Wednesday. Troopers say Shirley J. Taylor of Wilmington was traveling southbound approaching the plaza. Police say she failed to stop for a 10-wheel rollback truck that was waiting behind another vehicle paying the toll.</p><p>Officers say Taylor&#39;s car hit the rear of the truck and rode underneath it.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:56:28 +0000 Don Rush 41857 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 83-Year Old Woman Killed in Accident at Delaware Toll Plaza Motorcyclist Killed on Capitol Trail http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/motorcyclist-killed-capitol-trail <p>NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say a motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Newark.</p><p>Troopers were called to the crash on Capitol Trail early Tuesday.</p><p>The collision reconstruction unit is on the scene and police are warning that Capitol Trail has been reopened . It had been closed in both directions between Delaplane Avenue and Polly Drummond Hill Road.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:17:41 +0000 Don Rush 40470 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Motorcyclist Killed on Capitol Trail Vigil on Kent Island for Four Teens Lost in Accident http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/vigil-kent-island-four-teens-lost-accident <p></p><p>Hundreds of community members in Queen Anne’s County turned out for a vigil at the Kent Island High School last night to mourn the loss of four teenagers who died in an accident on Wednesday on Cox Neck Road.</p><p>One was Tyler Elzey who as a volunteer firefight in the same company that responded to the call.</p><p>Others included Cory Passagno, Michael John Ringenbach and Harrison Rhoades.</p><p>Katie Debries told WBOC that she self like she just saw them yesterday before the accident making it all feel unreal.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:43:17 +0000 Don Rush 32356 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Vigil on Kent Island for Four Teens Lost in Accident