Police Release Images From This Morning’s Deadly Crash In Wilmington


Wilmington – At approximatley 7:52 am, this morning, Wilmington Police were summoned to the 200 block of Christina Avenue regarding a motor vehicle collision, according to police.

Officials said upon arrival, officers made contact with a white Infiniti Q45, four door sedan and a black Nissan Maxima.

The female driver, 46, of the white Infiniti was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to police.  The male occupant from the black Nissan was airlifted to the Christiana Hospital and is in critical condition.

Christiana Avenue between A Street and Bradford Street is shut down.  Traffic from Terminal Avenue onto Christiana Avenue will be diverted to A Street.  Traffic from New Castle Avenue onto Christina Avenue will be diverted to Bradford Street.Christina Avenue will be shut down in both directions from A Street to Bradford Street for approximately 3 hours as police continue to investigate the crash.


Original Breaking Report

Wilmington – Just before 8:00 this morning rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department responded to the intersection of Christiana Avenue and Claymont Street for reports of a vehicle accident with entrapment.

Arriving crews found two patients heavily entrapped in their vehicles. Crews quickly determined that one patient had succumbed to their injures and the other would be transported by Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation)

Trooper 4 to land at the football field at Eden Park.



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