Update: Milton Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured


*story update*

Delaware State Police have identified the woman who died in a crash on Milton-Ellendale Highway at Mulberry Street Saturday morning.
20-year-old Jennifer Urias Tacuri of Woodbridge, Virginia was the driver of a car that collided with a vehicle that apparently turned into its path. She died at a local hospital. Two other passengers in the car were admitted for treatment. The other driver was not hurt.
The Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the cause of the accident, which closed the roadway in the area for about three-and-a-half hours.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.

*original story*

A crash just after 7 Saturday morning at Route 16 and Mulberry Street in Milton has left one person dead. Delaware State Police say a Corolla and a Chevy pickup truck were traveling towards each other on Route 16 when the pickup began to turn left onto southbound Mulberry Street and into the path of the Corolla.

The driver of the Corolla, a 20 year old woman from Woodbridge, VA was properly restrained, but died at an area hospital. Three passengers in the Corolla were all properly restrained – but the rear passenger behind the driver was flown to an area hospital in serious but stable condition. The front-right passenger of the Toyota, a 28-year-old male from Hyattsville, Maryland, was properly restrained and was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The rear-right passenger of the Toyota, a 20-year-old male from Woodbridge, Virginia, was properly restrained and was not injured.

The driver of the pickup – a 24 year old man from Lewes – was properly restrained and not injured. The investigation is continuing – anyone with information on the crash – please contact Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or Sergeant J. Burns at 302-703-3269.


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