The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred yesterday morning in Georgetown that left one woman dead and several people injured.
On August 27, 2023, at approximately 11:38 a.m., a gray 2007 Mazda 3 was traveling southbound on Dupont Boulevard south of W. Robbins Road, while a silver 2019 Nissan Murano was traveling northbound on Dupont Boulevard in the same area. For unknown reasons, the Mazda swerved sharply to its left and drove through the center grass median and into the northbound lanes, where it collided with the oncoming Nissan.
The front seat passenger in the Mazda, an 18-year-old woman from Ellendale, Delaware, was seriously injured in the crash. She was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her name is being withheld until her family and relatives are notified.
The driver of the Mazda, a 39-year-old woman from Ellendale, Delaware, was taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The left backseat passenger in the Mazda, a 4-year-old boy from Ellendale, Delaware, was taken to an area hospital for serious injuries. He was later flown to another hospital for continued treatment.
Both the driver of the Nissan, a 58-year-old man from Bangor, Pennsylvania, and the front seat passenger, a 60-year-old woman from Bangor, Pennsylvania, were taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Northbound Dupont Boulevard was closed for approximately four hours and southbound Dupont Boulevard was closed for approximately two hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.
The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please 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 you 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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