Townsend Man Killed In Middletown Motorcycle Accident Tuesday

On Tuesday, November 9th, The Middletown Police Department responded to E. Main Street and Dickenson Blvd. in Middletown for a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle, according to Sr. Lieutenant Dawn Feldmann.

Feldmann said at approximately 11:00 in the morning a Harley Davidson motorcycle and Honda Element collided within the intersection. As a result of the collision, the 33-year-old motorcycle operator was transported to Christiana Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police have identified the rider as Joseph DiMatteo of Townsend. The driver of the Honda and an adult passenger were not injured.

The New Castle County Police Traffic Services Unit is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Det. Kevin Maloney, (302)395-8055, or [email protected].