Claymont Residents Displaced After Car Slams Into Their Home

Claymont -This afternoon, Thursday, August 30, at around 1:30,  patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a house near the intersection of Glenrock Road at Harvey Road for an accident.

Upon their arrival, officers learned that a Ford Escape had struck a house in the unit block of Harvey Road, according to police.

Officials said a New Castle County Code Inspector went to the scene and deemed the entire residence uninhabitable.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured and the residents were not home at the time of the accident.

Officers do not believe alcohol and/or drugs are a factor in this accident.

Police did not release any information regarding the driver or where the displaced residents plan to stay.

The investigation is ongoing.

Breaking Report

Claymont – Rescue crews from the Claymont Fire Company, along with the New Castle County Collapse Team, Trooper 4 and Delaware State Tropper have been dispatched to Harvey Road at Glenrock Road for reports of a vehicle into a house.

Early reports indicate that a vehicle is inside the home.

Update: Initial reports were that the driver was trapped in the vehicle. Subsequent reports indicate that the driver was able to exit the vehicle under their own power.

Update: Troopers are reporting that there are no injuries.


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