At least one man died in an accident that happened along a heavily-traveled Del County Road last Tuesday morning that messed up traffic for motorists that lasted for several hours.
The mishap happened at about 5:00 o’clock in the morning in the Blue Route northbound lanes that is approaching the Broomall interchange.
Pennsylvania State Police reported that a car hit the guard rail of the median and out of control rolled over several times. The vehicle finally came to a stop and at the same blocking both sides of the lanes at the northbound I-476 along the mile marker 8 in Marple Twp.
According to the State Police, the driver was not wearing a seat belt and due to the impact was ejected after his Chevrolet gray Trailblazer flipped over. The victim was identified as Brian Bagley, age 34 and a resident from Chester. He died on the scene.
Traffic in the northern lanes was severely affected, allowing passage only with the shoulder squeezing by at times as a result of the wreck. It was only at around 7:30 o’clock in the morning when the lanes were fully reopened.
The crash remains undergoing investigation.
Police confirmed that a man from Chester died following a crash at pre-dawn along the Blue Route Tuesday morning when his Chevy Trailblazer crashed the guardrail and afterwards rolled across the median into the oncoming traffic.
Pennsylvania State Police identified the fatality as Brian L. Bagley, age 34, which was ejected from his as the vehicle rolled toward the northward lanes at the vicinity of mile marker 8.1 at 5:28 o’clock in the morning. An investigator from the Delaware County Medical Examiner’s Office pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Trooper James Lark told reporters that Bagley was traveling southward in the right lane when his SUV struck the median guardrail and rolled over several times. The vehicle finally rested on its roof in the north lanes.
The accident caused a traffic jam which lasted for more than two hours and is still being investigated. The northbound Interstate -476 approaching Broomall was greatly impacted by these significant issues on the road this morning.
The driver died after a vehicle overturned this morning that embroiled the traffic along one of the busiest roads in Del County. The traffic along the north Blue Route was totally blocked near the Upper Darby/Broomall Exit around 5:25 o’clock in that morning.
Thrown from his gray Chevrolet Trailblazer, the driver died at the scene after the vehicle hit the guard rail head on.
According to police, Bagley died at the scene and they discovered that he was driving without a seat belt.
The SUV only stopped after it rested upside down in the middle of the roadway.
It took the crew more than an hour to clean up the mess as only one lane was opened for traffic.
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