Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Claymont

On Sunday, Jan 12, 2020, officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 3600 block of Naaman’s Drive, in the community of Ashbourne Hills, for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a single-vehicle.

When officers arrived they found the 71-year-old driver of a 2002 Ford Ranger deceased. Investigators with the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit believe that the driver suffered a medical emergency prior to striking the tree.

Police are asking for anyone that might have witnessed this accident or have any information pertaining to this investigation to please contact Det. Mike Henderson at [email protected] or by calling our non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.