Smyrna, DE (August 13, 2022) – The Delaware State Police responded to the scene of an injury accident on Friday, August 12th. The crash took place at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Route 1 southbound near the S. Smyrna interchange.
According to a report from the area, the accident involved injuries to at least one person. There is no word on the nature or extent of the injuries suffered at this time. Police and investigators were at the scene assisting the injured victim. It is not clear how the crash occurred. The accident resulted in traffic delays in the area. Motorists were told to avoid the scene and to find an alternate route of travel. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the crash.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Smyrna. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Delaware Car Accidents
Each year, thousands of car accidents are reported across Delaware. A car accident can take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. One minute you may be riding down the street going about your business and the next you can find yourself involved in a serious crash. These accidents usually occur because of the careless and reckless driving behavior of another motorist. Drivers who disobey traffic laws and drive recklessly are far more like to cause an accident that can result in injuries and leave victims facing an uncertain future.
Fortunately, there is help available if you or a loved one have been involved in an accident. Under Delaware law, car accident victims may be able to obtain compensation to help them get back on their feet. The law is complicated, however, so it is always best to speak with a skilled attorney before attempting to handle anything on your own. It is easy to make a mistake and end up receiving a settlement that is far lower than what your case is actually worth. The insurance company’s goal is to minimize your settlement and to resolve the case as quickly as possible. Before you speak with an insurance adjuster, you should secure an attorney who can advocate on your behalf.
Here at Murphy & Landon, our team has decades of combined legal experience. We primarily assist injured victims who have been hurt because of another party’s negligence. Our team handles difficult and serious accident cases. We know what needs to be done in order to handle your case efficiently and properly.
Our team stands ready to help you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We handle most cases on a contingency fee basis so there is no obligation to you until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your time to speak with a car accident lawyer in Smyrna, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
Note: Our law firm utilizes secondary sources to create this post. The facts surrounding this specific accident have not been independently verified. Contact Murphy & Landon if you locate any inaccurate information. We will update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. This is not a solicitation for business. If you have been injured in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.