A commercial trucking accident shut down the I-95 southbound lanes at the Pennsylvania state line this morning. The accident occurred around 11:15 am when a tractor-trailer jack-knifed near the I-495 northern split and caused traffic to be diverted onto the I-495 southbound. Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash as the tractor-trailer reportedly resulting in a hazardous fuel spill as well.
New Castle County Paramedics, as well as a Delaware State Police helicopter, arrived on the scene to handle the injuries. Several severe injuries are expected in an accident of this nature, yet there is currently no word on the exact extent of damages at the moment. Due to the fuel spill, Claymont firefighters and Hazardous Materials crews were at the scene of the wreck to deal with the dangerous situation.
Commercial vehicle accidents often leave a lot of damage and injury in their wake. At Edelstein, Martin & Nelson we are always prepared to handle the detrimental losses suffered by those who have been the victims of these kinds of horrifying accidents. After an accident with an 18-wheeler, you are most likely very rattled and terribly hurt. And the last thing you need to do is add financial stress to your mind. If you have been the victim of a trucking accident of any kind, please don’t hesitate to call 888-208-1810 to begin your path to full economic compensation today.