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.