Pennsylvania (July 29, 2012) One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 95 in Delaware County. The crash occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 on the Kerlin Street Bridge in Chester according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Angel L. Mendez was driving a Nissan Sentra when his vehicle hit the guardrail on the right shoulder, traversed across three lanes of traffic before colliding into a concrete barrier. A tractor-trailor, also traveling southbound, struck the Nissan.
The truck driver, Thomas R. Lackie, was not seriously injured according to initial reports. .
Mendez, a 29-year-old male from Chester, died at the scene of the accident.
Southbound lanes of I-95 were closed for over seven hours for clean-up and investigation of the accident.