Troopers Update Harvey Road Motorcycle Accident In Claymont

Claymont – Delaware State Police are continuing to investigate a serious crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at approximately 5:14 p.m., Thursday, May, 10, 2018, on Harvey Road in the area of Green Street, Claymont, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the initial investigation has determined that a 1986 Harley Davidson XL-8, being operated by a 62-year-old Claymont man was traveling Harvey Road westbound, west of Green Street.

A 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer being driven by a 25-year-old Wilmington woman was traveling Harvey Road westbound, following directly behind the Harley Davidson.

The front end of the Mitsubishi struck the rear of the Harley Davidson, with the impact ejecting the operator over the handlebars onto the roadway, said Austin. After the collision the Mitsubishi came to a controlled stop and remained at the scene.

The operator of the Harley Davidson was transported to the Christiana Hospital with serious injuries.

The operator of the Mitsubishi was not injured as a result of the collision.

Harvey Road was closed for approximately 2 hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Cpl. J. Joannides at Troop 1 by calling 302-660-4300.

Breaking Report

Claymont – Delaware State Police are investigating a serious crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at at approximately 5:15 this afternoon.

Rescue crews from the Claymont Fire Company, New Castle County Paramedics, Delaware State Police and Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) were dispatched to the intersection of Harvey Road and Green Street for an accident involving injuries.

At least one patient is believed to be seriously injured.

As a result of the crash, Harvey Road is closed between Wilson Avenue and Green Street. Motorists can expect delays in the area and are advised to seek alternated routes of travel.

We are gathering more information regarding this incident.


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