The Delaware State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Millsboro Tuesday afternoon.
On January 2, 2024, at approximately 4:05 p.m., a white Cadillac CTS was traveling eastbound on John J Williams Highway (DE Route 24), west of William Street Road. At the same time, a silver GMC Terrain was traveling westbound on John J Williams Highway, west of William Street Road. A blue Dodge Ram was behind the GMC. For unknown reasons the Cadillac crossed the center line, entered the westbound lane, and sideswiped the GMC’s left side. After the initial collision with the GMC, the Cadillac continued eastward within the westbound lane and collided head-on with the Dodge.
The driver of the Cadillac CTS, a 20-year-old man from Lewes, Delaware was taken to an area hospital where he died. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified.
The driver of the GMC Terrain, a 29-year-old woman from Millsboro, Delaware sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Dodge Ram, a 24-year-old man of Millsboro, Delaware sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
John J Williams Highway between William Street Road and Maryland Camp Road was closed for approximately 2.5 hours as investigators examined the scene and cleared the roadway.
The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Senior Corporal J. Smith by calling (302) 703-3267. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 847-3333.
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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