UPDATED: 1 Injured In Crash on Route 1 North of Dewey

Jun 22, 2013 -- 7:19pm

UPDATED 11:45 PM: Delaware State Police tell WGMD that one woman was injured in this evening's crash on Route 1 just outside of Dewey Beach. Troopers say the crash happened around 6:20 this evening, when a man from New Castle was driving his Honda Civic north on Route 1 and went off the road, hitting an RV that was parked in a driveway. The woman in the front passenger seat was trapped, and had to be extricated by Sussex County paramedics and Rehoboth Beach firefighters. She was taken to Beebe Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver wasn't injured, and no charges have been filed against him at this time. The crash closed northbound Route 1 for an hour and a half.

UPDATED 9:45 PM: Route 1 northbound at Silver Lake Drive has been reopened following an accident earlier this evening in which a car crashed into a parked RV, and got wedged underneath it. A woman who was a passenger in the car was taken to Beebe Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Route 1 northbound is being detoured in the Forgotten Mile in the area of George Street that occurred around 6:15pm.  Witnesses say a car went off the road, through a yard and into a parked RV.  Emergency crews are on the scene. 

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