Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Interstate 95 in the Newark area early this morning.
On November 11, 2022, at approximately 12:43 a.m., a 2020 Kenworth truck was traveling southbound on Interstate 95 in the left center lane north of Churchmans Rd. For unknown reasons, a 2018 gray Nissan Sentra was stopped in the left center lane of southbound Interstate 95. The front right of the Kenworth truck struck the rear left of the Nissan and pushed it into the right lane for a final resting place. The Kenworth truck was able to safely pull onto the left shoulder.
The 24-year-old operator of the Nissan from Chester, Pennsylvania was transported to an area hospital where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The 31-year-old passenger of the Nissan from Wilmington, Delaware was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.
The 53-year-old operator of the Kenworth was not injured in the collision.
Interstate 95 southbound was closed for approximately six hours while the collision was investigated, and the roadway was cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Sergeant Jefferson by calling 302-365-8484. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
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