Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Sunday night in the Newark area.
Officials said on November 27, 2022, at approximately 10:40 p.m., a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound in the left lane on Pulaski Highway (US 40). The Chevrolet was approaching the intersection at Pleasant Valley Road. A 2014 Subaru Forester, traveling eastbound in the westbound lane of Pulaski Highway, was also approaching the intersection and struck the Silverado in a head-on collision.
The driver of the Chevrolet, a 51-year-old Newark man, was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the Subaru, a 45-year-old Elkton, Maryland man, was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The identification of the victim is pending notification to his family. Both drivers were wearing a seatbelt during the collision.
The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while the scene was being investigated and cleared.