Rollover Crash Claims 1 Life, Injures 4

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    Investigators say the five-passenger minivan made an unsafe lane change on the northbound lanes of I-95 when it clipped a car and crashed into the median. NBC10's Doug Shimell reports that 60-year-old Lorraine Deans was the lone fatality

    A violent single-vehicle crash left one woman dead and at least four people hurt and traffic snarled along a busy area highway for hours.

    Lorraine Deans, 60, of Philadelphia was killed in the crash.

    Authorities say around 8:30 a.m., a minivan left the roadway and rolled over in the median of I-95 south of the Woodhaven (route 63) Exit before the Academy Road Exit in Bucks County near the Northeast Philadelphia border.

    Overturned Minivan Causes Traffic Backup on I-95

    [PHI] Overturned Minivan Causes Traffic Backup on I-95
    NBC10's Doug Shimell reports on a minivan that crashed and rolled over a median on I-95 south in Bensalem.

    There were reports that at least three people were ejected during the crash and two others were trapped.

    Getting Around the I-95 Crash

    [PHI] Getting Around the I-95 Crash
    NBC10's Christine Maddela tells you how to avoid the accident that is backing up traffic along I-95 south in Bensalem.

    Pennsylvania State Police aren't certain what direction the vehicle was going when the driver lost control so they closed both sides of I-95 at points to investigate first closing the northbound direction around 11:30 a.m. then the southbound direction around 1:30 p.m.

    As SkyForce10 hovered overhead moments after the wreck the heavily-damaged van could be seen in the median -- debris strewn for feet around.

    Traffic backed up in both directions of the highway for more than five hours.

    NBC10 traffic reporter Christine Maddela reported a 3-mile delay in the northbound direction and a 1.5-mile backup southbound as only one lane got by in each direction.