Route 1 Crash near Milford Leaves 1 Dead & 1 Injured

1812

A crash at Route 1 in the area of Pine Haven Road near Lincoln is under investigation by Delaware State Police.  Police say just before 1:30 a car was stopped on Pine Haven Road for the stop sign – then pulled out into the path of a pickup truck that was southbound on Coastal Highway.  The operator of the pickup was not able to avoid the crash and struck the driver’s side of the car.  Police say the driver of the car, a 72 year old man from Harrington was properly restrained – he was pronounced dead at the scene.  A passenger was also properly restrained and was taken to Bayhealth Sussex Campus in critical condition.  The driver of the pickup and a passenger were both wearing seat belts and were not injured.