The Delaware State Police have arrested 46-year-old Jason Wilcox of Millsboro, Delaware on several felony charges after he fled the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in Lewes on Saturday evening.
On December 24, 2022, at approximately 7:59 p.m., a car accident occurred at the intersection of Lewes Georgetown Highway and Minos Conaway Road that resulted in the deaths of three people. The driver of one of the vehicles involved, a 2016 black Land Rover, fled the scene prior to police arrival. Through investigative means, it was determined that Jason Wilcox had been the driver of the Land Rover at the time of the crash. On December 25, 2022, at approximately 4:48 p.m., Wilcox was located at a residence in Millsboro and taken into custody without incident.
Wilcox was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following offenses:
- Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Death (Felony) – three counts
- Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Injury – four counts
- Numerous traffic charges
Wilcox was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $18,500 cash bond.
The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Master Corporal K. Argo by calling 302-703-3264. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.
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, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto
Released: 122622 1144
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