Portion of Route 1 in Frederica closed due to overturned tractor trailer

FREDERICA, Del. – Delaware State Police are on scene of an overturned tractor trailer in Frederica.

We’re told the incident happened at around 1:15 p.m. A tractor trailer carrying chicken for Perdue reportedly overturned in the southbound lane of Route 1 near Frederica Road. We’re told the driver is okay and has been taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Route 1 southbound at N. Frederica (Exit 86) is closed at this time. Motorists will experience delays in the area and should seek alternate routes of travel.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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