Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Dover- The Delaware State Police are currently on the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash on SR1 southbound at Exit 98 (North Little Creek Road Exit) that occurred around 5:56 p.m. this evening.
Preliminary investigation indicates the incident involves a state police vehicle and a passenger car and the person in the passenger car has been pronounced dead at the scene. The trooper has been airlifted from the scene to an area hospital with apparent non-life-threatening injuries.
The State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently enroute to the scene and will assume the investigation.
SR1 southbound at Exit 104 (Scarborough Road) is closed. Commuters are advised to seek alternate routes of travel.
Further details will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation.
Released: 091516 1845