DSP investigating crash involving overturned tractor trailer

Delaware State Police are investigating a crash that involved an overturned tractor trailer, which was hauling scrap metal Friday afternoon in Dover.

Police say that shortly after 2:30 the tracter trailer, loaded with steel beams, overturned on Scarborough Road east of Route 13.

The driver, identified as a 24-year old Pennsylvania man was turning right from Route 13 onto Scarborough Road when the load shifted, causing the vehicle to overturn ans spilling steel beams all over the highway.

The driver who was properly restrained was uninjured.

All lanes of Scarborough Road were closed for over 4 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. 

The 24 year old was cited for Failure To Drive at an Appropriate Speed for Roadway Conditions.

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