Millsboro, DE (September 15, 2022) – Police in Millsboro responded to the scene of a fatal car accident on Wednesday, September 14th. The collision took place just before 5:00 p.m. on Beaver Dam Road at the intersection with Indian Mission Road.
According to a report from the Delaware State Police, an 85-year-old man was operating a Ford F-150 when he came to a stop sign. The man then entered an intersection and collided with a Ford F-350 that was traveling northbound. The unidentified 85-year-old man was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver of the F-350, a 35-year-old man from Lincoln, suffered minor injuries in the accident. His passenger, an 83-year-old Millsboro woman, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Police closed the road for about three hours while the crash was investigated. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
No further information has been released at this time. An investigation is underway.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this fatal car accident in Millsboro.
Fatal Accidents in Delaware
Delaware car accidents can happen at any time. While not all crashes will result in injuries, many of them will. A catastrophic collision can occur at any time and can affect innocent victims. In a recent year, approximately 115 motorists lost their lives in car accidents that happened across our state. A substantial number of these crash victims were killed in accidents that were not their fault. This can certainly be one of the most devastating and heartbreaking experiences that a family will have to endure.
The loss of a loved one is especially hard when your family member has been killed due to the actions of another motorist. Under Delaware law, you may have valuable and important legal rights. During this time, you should consult with a skilled attorney in order to understand your rights and determine whether you are entitled to compensation.
Here at Murphy & Landon, we treat each client’s case as if it were our own. Our compassionate and caring attorneys will fight for you every step of the way. When your loved one has been impacted by the actions of a car accident, we are here for you. Our car accident attorneys in New Castle bring decades of experience to your case. Rest assured, our team will work for you at all times and we will help to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation that you deserve.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm always offers a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential clients. At the consultation, we will explain your rights in full detail so that you can make the most informed decision about your next move. To schedule a time to speak with one of our Millsboro car accident attorneys, please contact us on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
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