Delaware State Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – Delaware State Police

Day Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2022

Delaware State Law enforcement are investigating a deadly motor motor vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer and a passenger automobile that transpired Thursday morning in the Seaford area.

On April 28th, 2022, at somewhere around 9:20 a.m., a 2014 Peterbilt Truck Tractor towing a 2017 Western Trailer was traveling northbound on Ross Station Highway approaching the intersection at Herring Operate Street. A 2013 Nissan Frontier was stopped at the quit sign on westbound Herring Operate Road at this intersection. For unknown causes, the driver of the Frontier failed to continue to be stopped as the Peterbilt approached the intersection. The Nissan pulled into the tractor trailer’s route even though moving into the intersection. The driver of the Peterbilt tried to steer to the left to prevent colliding with the Nissan, but was unable to resulting in the front-remaining of the Peterbilt putting the entrance-still left of the Frontier.

The operator and sole occupant of the Peterbilt, a 32-yr-previous Preston, MD person, was effectively restrained and was transported to an location clinic by ambulance, where he was addressed and launched with insignificant injuries.

The operator and sole occupant of the Nissan Frontier, a 79-calendar year-previous Greenwood man, was appropriately restrained and was in the beginning transported to an area medical center by ambulance. He was later on airlifted to another medical center, in which he remained in crucial situation. Regretably, on Friday, April 29th, 2022, the driver succumbed to his accidents. Identification is pending notification of next-of-kin.

The roadway was shut for approximately 3 hours while the collision was currently being investigated and the roadway was cleared.

The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to look into this crash. Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact Sergeant N. DeMalto by contacting 302-703-3269. Details might also be provided by sending a Personal Fb Information to the Delaware Point out Police or contacting Delaware Criminal offense Stoppers at 1-800-Tip-3333 or by using the world wide web at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

If you or a person you know is a target or witness of a criminal offense or have lost a beloved just one to a unexpected dying and need support, the Delaware Point out Police Victim Providers Unit / Delaware Victim Center is obtainable to give you assist and assets 24 several hours a working day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-Victim-1 (1-800-842-8461). You could also e-mail the Victim Providers Device at [email protected].

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Offered by General public Information and facts Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

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