Delaware State Police Investigating Single Vehicle Fatal Collision

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred yesterday morning in Townsend.

On December 14, 2022, at approximately 10:56 a.m., a Buick Park Avenue was traveling southbound on Old State Road in the area of Owensby Drive. For unknown reasons, the Buick drifted into the grass, east of the roadway, and back onto Old State Road. The vehicle then exited the west edge of the roadway and struck a concrete culvert, which caused the vehicle to overturn. The driver, a 53-year-old man from Middletown, was not wearing a seatbelt. Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours while the scene was being investigated, and the roadway was cleared.

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

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to contact Master Corporal J. Forester by calling 302-365-8485. 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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Presented by Public Information Officer, Sergeant India Sturgis

Released: 121522 0830


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