Fatal Accident on I-95 in Delaware

Delaware (August 16, 2012) A man was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 in Newark, DE.  The crash occurred shortly before 4:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 near exit 1, RT.896, just south of the Toll Plaza, according to Delaware State Police.

Abodunrin Akinyanju was driving a box truck when he slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer which was making an illegal u-turn from the northbound lanes of I-95 into the southbound lanes. The impact of the crash killed Akinyanju, a 30-year-old male from Greenbelt, MD.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Abubaker Jamal was not injured.

The accident is under investigation.


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