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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Serious Crash Involving a Pedestrian

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

New Castle: Delaware State Police are currently investigating a motor vehicle crash which has seriously injured a male pedestrian. 

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 10:29 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, August 22, on westbound DE 273 (Christiana Road) east of Airport Road, and involves a single motor vehicle and a male pedestrian. As a result of the crash both the pedestrian and the operator of the motor vehicle have sustained injuries and have been transported to the Christiana Hospital.

Both westbound lanes and one eastbound lane of DE 273 have been closed to traffic. Commuters should expect delays in the area and are asked to seek alternate routes of travel.

The investigation into this crash is in its early stages. More information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Released: 082217 1057


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