Minquadale, DE (December 21, 2022) – Officials in Minquadale responded to the scene of a deadly car accident on Wednesday, December 21st. The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Route 13 near the Gracelawn Cemetery.
According to a report from the Delaware State Police, a passenger vehicle and a dump truck collided with one another. The driver of the passenger car died at the scene. Police have not provided any information on the cause of the collision. The identity of the victim was not immediately released. There were no other injuries reported in the accident, and there were no other cars involved. Traffic was backed up near the accident scene as motorists were asked to find an alternate route of travel if possible. There is no word on whether any charges will be filed.
An investigation is underway at this time. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the victim following this deadly car accident in Minquadale.
Fatal Car Accidents in Delaware
According to statistics, there were nearly 30,000 car accidents in Delaware in 2020. From this number, almost 8,000 people suffered injuries. Tragically, 117 people lost their lives in these crashes. In many cases, fatal accidents are caused by the actions of negligent motorists. This includes careless and negligent drivers. The cause of each accident must be closely investigated by police in order to determine how it occurred and which party should be held legally responsible.
After a fatal car accident, you are no doubt feeling an overwhelming sense of grief and sadness. The sudden loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things for any family to endure. This is especially true 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 Minquadale 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. If we take your case, we will handle it on a contingency fee basis, which means that there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule a time to speak with a car accident lawyer in Minquadale, please contact us on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
Note: Our law firm utilizes secondary sources to create this post. The facts surrounding this specific accident have not been independently verified. Contact Murphy & Landon if you locate any inaccurate information. We will update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. This is not a solicitation for business. If you have been injured in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.