Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Claymont – Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a serious crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at approximately 5:14 p.m., Thursday, May, 10, 2018, on Harvey Road in the area of Green Street, Claymont.
The initial investigation has determined that a 1986 Harley Davidson XL-8, being operated by a 62 year old Claymont man was traveling Harvey Road westbound, west of Green Street. A 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer being driven by a 25 year old Wilmington woman was traveling Harvey Road westbound, following directly behind the Harley Davidson. The front end of the Mitsubishi struck the rear of the Harley Davidson, with the impact ejecting the operator over the handlebars onto the roadway. After the collision the Mitsubishi came to a controlled stop and remained at the scene.
The operator of the Harley Davidson was transported to the Christiana Hospital by EMS with serious injuries.
The operator of the Mitsubishi was not injured as a result of the collision.
Harvey Road was closed for approximately 2 hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Cpl. J. Joannides at Troop 1 by calling 302-660-4300.
Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin