UPDATED: Bridgeville Area Crash Leaves 1 Dead and 1 Injured


UPDATED – 04/10/23 – The Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a crash on Friday, April 7th in the Bridgeville area as 59 year old Joe White of Conowingo, Maryland.


One person is dead after a crash just after 10:30 Friday night west of Bridgeville. Delaware State Police say a tractor trailer was northbound on Atlanta Road and failed to stop at the posted stop sign and collided with a westbound minivan on Federalsburg Road. The minivan went partially underneath the trailer and rotated as the trailer dragged it along.

The driver of the minivan, a 59 year old man from Conowingo, Maryland was properly restrained and pronounced dead at the scene. A 67 year old female front passenger in the minivan, from Federalsburg is hospitalized with critical injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer, a 26 year old man from Richmond, Virginia was not injured. The investigation is continuing.