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*Update*-Troopers Investigating Serious Crash on Route 113 at Swamp Rd.-Dagsboro


Date Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Dagsboro– The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a serious crash involving three vehicles that occurred this morning.

The incident occurred on June 24, 2020, at approximately 8:00 a.m., when a 2019 KIA Forte was traveling northbound on Dupont Boulevard in the left lane approaching the intersection with Swamp Road. A 2014 KIA Sorento was traveling eastbound on Swamp Road crossing the northbound lanes of Dupont Boulevard. A 2010 Nissan Cube was westbound on Swamp Road stopped at a posted stop sign at the intersection of Dupont Boulevard. The operator of the Sorento crossed the northbound lanes of Dupont Boulevard and was struck on the right side by the Forte.  After the impact, the Sorento overturned and the Forte then struck the Nissan. 

The operator of the Forte, a 27-year-old male from Gwynn Oak, Maryland, was not properly restrained.  He was transported to the Christiana Hospital with serious injuries.  A female passenger in the vehicle was properly restrained.  She was transported to the Beebe Medical Center with serious injuries.

The operator of the Sorento, a 62-year-old female from Frankford, DE, was properly restrained.  She was transported to the Christiana Hospital with serious injuries.

The operator of the Nissan, a 48-year-old female from Dagsboro, DE, was properly restrained.  She was transported to the Beebe Medical Center with serious injuries.

North and Southbound lanes of Dupont Boulevard in the area of Swamp Road were closed for approximately 4 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police.

*TRAFFIC ADVISORY* Troopers Investigating Serious Crash on Route 113 at Swamp Rd. -Dagsboro

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