Authorities Update Wrangle Hill Road Double Fatal Accident

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Glasgow last night, resulting in two fatalities.

Officials said on April 10, 2024, at approximately 10:12 p.m., a Nissan Altima was traveling northwest on Wrangle Hill Road, while a BMW 335 was traveling southeast on Wrangle Hill Road. A preliminary investigation suggests that the Nissan was attempting to make a left turn onto Mabel Lane when it collided with the BMW.

The 38-year-old driver of the BMW, a man from Middletown, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was transported to a nearby hospital for serious injuries. The 57-year-old driver of the Nissan, a woman from Newark, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 38-year-old passenger of the Nissan, a man from Newark, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene police said. The identities of the victims will be released once their families have been notified.

Wrangle Hill Road was temporarily closed for approximately 5 hours while investigators examined the scene and cleared the roadway.

Breaking Report

On Wednesday evening, just before 10:10 PM, emergency crews from the Christiana Fire Company, New Castle County Paramedics, Delaware State Police Aviation’s Trooper 4, along with Delaware State Police were dispatched to the intersection of Wrangle Hill Road and Mabel Lane in Bear, following reports of a severe motor vehicle accident involving multiple patients.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered three individuals injured in the crash. Two of the patients had sustained serious injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. A third individual was found trapped within one of the vehicles and required extrication. This patient was subsequently transported to Christiana Hospital and was in critical condition at thetime of transport.

In response to the incident, Delaware State Police closed Wrangle Hill Road near Mabel to investigate the crash.

Updates will be provided as further information becomes available from the authorities.