Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly motorcar collision on southbound South DuPont Hwy (US 13), Harrington.
On April 27, 2022, at roughly 10:24 a.m., a 2017 Kentworth Truck Tractor pulling a 2014 Wilson Trailer was stopped within the left flip lane median crossover on US 13 northbound, getting ready to show left throughout southbound US 13 onto westbound Tower Hill Rd. On the similar time, a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta was touring southbound within the left lane of US 13, approaching the intersection with Tower Hill Rd. The truck driver failed to stay stopped and proceeded throughout the southbound lanes and into the trail of the Jetta, ensuing within the Jetta hanging the correct rear tandem wheels of the trailer.
A 65-year-old Townsend man was driving the truck and was not injured within the collision.
An 18-year-old Dover man was driving the Jetta. He was transported by helicopter to an space hospital. On the time of this launch, the standing of his accidents is unknown.
An 18-year-old Millsboro lady was seated within the entrance passenger seat of the Jetta. Sadly, resulting from accidents sustained through the crash, she was pronounced deceased on the scene. Identification is pending notification to subsequent of kin.
The roadway was closed for about 4 hours because the crash was investigated and the roadway was cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to research this collision. Anybody who witnessed this collision or could have surveillance footage within the space is requested to contact Sgt. John Wheatley by calling 302-698-8518. Data may additionally be offered by sending a Personal Fb Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or by way of the web at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.
Traffic Advisory Road Closure- Southbound South DuPont Hwy at Tower Hill Road (Harrington)
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Launched: 042722 1448