Woman Injured In Elsmere Crash Succumbs To Injuries

Elsmere – Yesterday afternoon, May 29,  2021, at approximately 3:40 p.m., patrol officers from the Elsmere Police Department and the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a single-vehicle collision at the intersection of Kirkwood Highway and Tamarack Avenue.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they learned that a 26-year-old male was operating a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox that had struck the traffic light pole in the median at that location. As a result of the collision, the driver and three passengers were all transported to a local area hospital. The driver was treated and released for minor injuries while two juvenile passengers, a 6-year-old girl, and a 5-year-old boy, were admitted to the hospital in serious condition. A 31-year-old female who was also a passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Anyone with information/ pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Kevin Maloney at 302-395-8172 .

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