Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Collision

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Wilmington area on Sunday morning.

On October 16, 2022, at approximately 11:45 a.m., an Aprilia motorcycle, operated by a 27-year-old male from Pennsylvania, was traveling southbound on Brandywine Creek Road from the area of Beaver Dam Road. As the motorcycle was traveling southbound, it entered a left curve. The motorcycle lost control and drifted off the west edge of the roadway. The motorcycle was unable to regain control and struck a large rock.

The operator of the motorcycle, who was wearing a helmet during the collision, was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.

Brandywine Creek Road was closed between Beaver Dam Road and Ramsey Road for approximately 3 hours while the roadway was cleared, and the collision was investigated.

*Traffic Advisory* Delaware State Police Investigating Serious Collision – Delaware State Police – State of Delaware

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Cpl/2 M. Calio by calling 302-365-8483. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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 [email protected].


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