The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash occurred on Sunday afternoon in Seaford that left one woman dead.
On December 3, 2023, at approximately 4:18 p.m., a 2018 Nissan Versa was traveling northbound in the right lane of Sussex Highway approaching the intersection of Middleford Road. At the same time, a 2014 Honda Odyssey was traveling westbound on Middleford Road, approaching the intersection of Sussex Highway. The Versa failed to stop at the red light and proceeded into the intersection, into the Odyssey’s path of travel. The front of the Versa impacted the left front side of Odyssey within the intersection.
The driver of the Versa, a 74-year-old woman from Seaford, Delaware, was taken to an area hospital by ambulance where she later died. Her name is being withheld until her family and relatives are notified.
The driver of the Odyssey, a 47-year-old woman from Seaford, Delaware, and passengers were taken to an area hospital by ambulance for non-life-threatening injuries.
The roadway was closed for approximately three and a half hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Senior Corporal R. Albert by calling (302) 703-3266. 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 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 DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov.