Delaware State Police say one person has died from injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident on Interstate 95 this afternoon.
Police say that the driver, Michelle Johnson, 34 of Claymont, was ejected from the 1999 Honda Passport she was driving in the northbound lanes near Marsh Rd in Wilmington. The accident happened just after 12 p.m. The vehicle's right rear tire tread separated from the tire, causing Johnson to lose control of the vehicle.
The vehicle rolled over several times and cause Johnson to be ejected from the vehicle. The preliminary investigation by State Police reveals that none of the occupants were restrained in the vehicle at the time of the accident.
The other occupants of the vehicle, four juveniles and a 20 year old woman, were taken to the hospital. Only a two year old boy remains at admitted in a hospital for injuries. The boy is listed in serious condition at AI Dupont Hospital.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed for three hours.
Not the prettiest Friday, but we're ready for a great weekend. Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. After an early high in the upper sixties, temperatures fall & winds pick up out of the chillier northwest. Right now the Memorial Day Weekend looks sunny and cool with highs in the low to mid 60s on Saturday, in the 70s Sunday & Monday. Cooler temps at the shore.