Police: Car Slams Through Guard Rail, Driver Ejected

Just before 10:00 Saturday evening, May 30, 2020, Newark Police were dispatched to Christina Parkway (SR4), east of Elkton Road, for a report of a crash involving an overturned vehicle.

An investigation at the scene determined that a 2017 Ford Mustang was traveling eastbound across the intersection of Elkton Road and Christina Parkway at a high rate of speed, police said.

The vehicle crossed over the center median on Christina Parkway and went through a guardrail on the north side of the roadway. The vehicle overturned and struck a pole, ejecting the driver and bringing down an electrical wire.

The driver, who was the sole occupant, was conscious at the scene. He suffered serious injuries and was transported by EMS to an area hospital. The driver was later issued a summons for Careless Driving and Driving at an Unsafe Speed.

The City of Newark Electric Department responded to the scene to secure the live wire.

The roadway was closed for about one hour for investigation and clean-up.

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