Police ID Man Killed In Route 4 Crash In Newark

Newark – The Delaware State Police are identifying Shadi Mabrouk, 64 of Wilmington as the operator of a Mazda M3, who was killed in a single vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:01 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018 on E. Chestnut Hill Rd. (DE Rt. 4) in the area of Marrows Rd.

Update

Newark – The Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a fatal crash involving a single vehicle that occurred at approximately 1:01 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018, on E. Chestnut Hill Rd. (DE Rt. 4) in the area of Marrows Road, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the investigation has determined that a 2006 Mazda M3 operated by a 64-year-old Wilmington man was traveling eastbound on E. Chestnut Hill Road, east of Marrows Road when the vehicle drifted off the right side of the road and struck a traffic signal pole. After impacting the pole the vehicle continued in a south-easterly direction striking a concrete curb before veering left, eventually coming to rest partially in the left lane of E. Chestnut Hill Rd. and the center grass median.

The victim was transported to the Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. It was determined that there were no significant traumatic injuries suffered and that an undetermined medical event was the contributing factor in the crash, said Austin. Identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.

The eastbound lanes of E. Chestnut Hill Rd. were closed for approximately 1 hour 45 minutes while the scene was investigated and cleared.

Original Report

Newark – The Delaware State Police are on scene of a serious crash involving a single vehicle that occurred at approximately 1:01 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018 on E. Chestnut Hill Rd. (DE Rt. 4) in the area of Marrows Rd.

As a result of the crash all eastbound lanes of E. Chestnut Hill Rd. are closed and only one lane is open westbound. Motorists will experience significant delays in the area and are advised to seek alternate routes of travel.

The investigation is ongoing with further details being released as they become available.

 

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