Felton, DE (February 13, 2023) – Troopers with the Delaware State Police have identified the victim of a fatal two-car crash that happened in Felton on Saturday morning, February 11th. The crash took place on Midstate Road and South DuPont Highway.
According to a report, the crash originally occurred as an Acura RLX was turning onto Dupont Highway from MidState Road. The Acura As it was turning, the Acura struck a 2012 Ford Focus that did not stop for a red light. 90-year-old Leslie Wix was a passenger in the Acura at the time of the accident. He suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Ford Focus was not hurt. It is unclear if the police intend to file any charges in connection with the crash.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Leslie Wix following this fatal car accident in Felton.
Fatal Car Accident in Felton
Each year, approximately 200 motorists are killed in accidents that take place on Delaware’s roadways. These crashes can be complicated in nature and require a substantial amount of investigation. In some cases, the police will investigate the accident when the cause is unclear. Still, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Your legal rights and your future could be at stake if you delay seeking justice in your case.
If you have lost a family member due to a tragic accident, you could have a claim for wrongful death under Delaware law. These claims can quickly become complicated and time-consuming. In many cases, people try to handle these cases themselves, and the outcome is not favorable to them in the long run. Before speaking with an insurance adjuster or other third party, you should contact an attorney who can help. The insurance company is not working for you. Their role is to obtain the quickest and cheapest settlement possible in order to maximize their profits and reduce the compensation that you rightfully deserve. Retaining a skilled and knowledgeable attorney is the first step to leveling the playing field and giving yourself the best chance to realize the full value of your case.
At Murphy & Landon, we have what it takes to get the job done. Our firm has dedicated itself to representing injured accident victims following serious crashes, and we would be honored to help you as well. We understand many of the difficulties that you are going through. During this time, your focus should be on your family and how you will move forward. You should not have to burden yourself with the minute details of your legal claim.
Our firm is standing by now to speak with you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. When we decide to take your case, we will do so at no financial obligation to you. To schedule your appointment with a Felton car accident lawyer, please contact us at the link or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
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