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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Single Vehicle Crash into Building, Newark

Date Posted: Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Newark, DE – Troopers are investigating a crash in which an operator drove a truck into a building this afternoon.

The incident occurred around 3:49 p.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017 as Jane W. Ndegwa, 51 of Washington, drove a commercial box truck into an office building through a cinder block wall of the Extra Space Storage business located at 121 Ruthar Drive, Newark. For unknown reasons, the box truck pulled forward and accelerated over the sidewalk and struck the building with its front bumper.

Jane W. Ndegwa was treated at the scene by EMS. She was then transported to the Christiana Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. She was cited for careless driving.

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