Pedestrian Struck On Kirkwood Highway During Friday Commute

Wilmington – At around 4:15 this afternoon, Delaware State Police along with crews from the Mill Creek Fire Company and NCC Medics responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Kirkwood Highway eastbound east of Saint James Church Road.

As a result of the crash, the center and the left lane of Kirkwood Highway were closed with traffic only getting by on the right lane.

Details regarding the patient are not available at this time.

The investigation is in the early stages with further details being released as they become available.

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