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Chester Stallings, 40, one other injured in tanker truck crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware

Modified Date: 
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 8:09pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, July 18, 2015

2 injured in tanker truck crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware

Two people were injured when in a tanker truck crash on I-95 in Newport, Delaware.It happened around 5:20 p.m. Saturday in the northbound lanes neat the I-295 split.40-year-old Chester Stallings, was behind the wheel of the truck.Police say he looked down at his GPS and that's when he struck the back of a Subaru.The tanker then swerved, hit a guardrail and overturned, causing the truck to spill its fuel.Stallings had to be pulled from the wreckage. He was taken to Christiana Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.He also faces charges for inattentive driving, no proof of insurance and a number of other traffic related offenses.A passenger in the Subaru was also taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.The crash blocked multiple lanes for more than three hours. All lanes have since reopened.Delaware State Police are investigating the accident.
People Involved: 
Chester Stallings
Roadway: 
I 95

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