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State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Glasgow

Date Posted: Thursday, April 11th, 2024

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Glasgow last night, resulting in two fatalities.

On April 10, 2024, at approximately 10:12 p.m., a Nissan Altima was traveling northwest on Wrangle Hill Road, while a BMW 335 was traveling southeast on Wrangle Hill Road. A preliminary investigation suggests that the Nissan was attempting to make a left turn onto Mabel Lane when it collided with the BMW.

The 38-year-old driver of the BMW, a man from Middletown, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was transported to a nearby hospital for serious injuries. The 57-year-old driver of the Nissan, a woman from Newark, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 38-year-old passenger of the Nissan, a man from Newark, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identities of the victims will be released once their families have been notified.

Wrangle Hill Road was temporarily closed for approximately 5 hours while investigators examined the scene and cleared the roadway.


Traffic Advisory


Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers ask anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Sergeant J. Jefferson at (302) 365-8484. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime, or you have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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