UPDATED & Breaking: Crash Near Ellendale Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured

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UPDATED – 7/26/22 – Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on July 23 in the Ellendale area as 33 year old Dolman Ubaldo Jimenez-Perez of Georgetown.

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UPDATED – 7/24/22 – 8:30am – One person is dead and 2 injured after a crash Saturday night on Route 113 south of Ellendale. Delaware State Police say the 28 year old driver of an Accord was northbound at a high rate of speed and swerved to avoid a crash with a vehicle in front of him. He lost control and the Accord spun off the roadway – striking an Explorer parked in a private driveway. Two passengers in the Accord were not belted – the 33 year old rear passenger was pronounced dead at the scene – the 19 year old front seat passenger and the driver were both hospitalized with serious injuries. The investigation is continuing – impairment may be a factor in the crash.

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Delaware troopers are investigating a crash with three critical injuries in the Ellendale area. It was reported around 10 p.m. on the northbound lanes of DuPont Boulevard (U.S. Route 113) just south of Beach Highway (Route 16).

That is where a compact car crashed into what was described as an unoccupied auto. All three occupants in the car were significantly trapped. One was flown on the state police helicopter, Trooper 2, to a trauma center. The northbound lanes are closed for investigation and cleanup.