Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Dover area on Wednesday morning.
On August 10, 2022, at approximately 8:20 a.m., a tan 2004 Pontiac Vibe was stopped at a stop sign facing northbound on Fox Road at the intersection with North Little Creek Road. At the same time, a white 2019 Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling eastbound on North Little Creek Road approaching the intersection at Fox Road. For unknown reasons, the Vibe entered the intersection and into the path of the Ram. As a result, the front of the Dodge Ram struck the left side of the Pontiac Vibe. After impact, both the Vibe and the Ram pickup truck traveled in a northeasterly direction until they came to rest near the westbound shoulder area of North Little Creek Road.
The operator of the Dodge Ram, a 42-year-old male from Camden-Wyoming, DE, was not properly restrained. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Pontiac Vibe, an 18-year-old female from Dover, DE, was properly restrained. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.
No other vehicles were involved in this incident. The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while the collision was being investigated and cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Master Corporal W. Booth by calling 302-698-8451. 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 Leonard DeMalto
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