Serious Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Motorcycle

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The Delaware State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a two vehicle crash that has left a Milford man in critical condition this evening.

The crash occurred at approximately 4:51 p.m. this evening as Joyce Green, 60, of Milford, DE was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling eastbound from Wilkins Road (CR#30) approaching Coastal Highway ( SR#1). Green’s vehicle entered the southbound lanes of SR#1 into the path of a 2006 Yamaha X-17 motorcycle traveling southbound SR#1, operated by Thomas E. Brown Jr., 49, of Milford, DE. The vehicles collided with the motorcycle striking the driver’s side of the Trailblazer.

Thomas E. Brown Jr. was airlifted by Delaware State Police Aviation Helicopter Trooper 2 to the Christiana Trauma Center where he was admitted in Critical Condition.

Joyce Green was transported by ambulance to Milford Memorial Hospital and treated for non life threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Brown was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. SR#1 southbound was closed for approximately 2 hours while the crash was investigated. No charges filed at this time pending continued investigation.