UPDATED: DSP Investigating Deadly Crash Near Gumboro Sunday Morning

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UPDATED – 09/25/23 – Delaware State Police have identified 20-year-old Dereck Wong of Georgetown as the man who died in a fatal crash that occurred Sunday morning in Gumboro. ============================================================= A Georgetown man is dead after a crash Sunday morning near Gumboro. Delaware State Police say the 20 year old man was northbound on Careys…

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School Bus Overturns after Crash on Millsboro Hwy

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A crash just after 4:30 snarled traffic on Millsboro Highway at Laurel Road near Gumboro Monday afternoon. Delaware State Police tell the Talk of Delmarva that an East Millsboro Elementary School bus failed to see a pickup truck stopped to make left turn onto Laurel Road. The bus driver struck the rear of the pickup…

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Fire Damages Laurel Area Chicken House

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Delmar firefighters were called for a chicken house fire on Old Stage Road just before 5:30 Friday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found a fully involved chicken house with exposures to propane tanks and another chicken house. Crews from Laurel, Gumboro, Blades and Sharptown also responded along with medic units. The State Fire Marshal…

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Gumboro Christmas Parade Is On For Dec. 12th

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Gumboro plans to go ahead with the Gumboro Community Association 3rd Annual Christmas Parade.The group says it has decided to “embrace the challenges” and strives to put on its biggest parade yet.Participants and spectators are welcome, but the parade will proceed with guidelines and protocols under the COVID-19 pandemic.The Gumboro Christmas Parade is scheduled for…

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DSP Charge Bridgeville Man after Crash near Gumboro Thursday Night

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A crash just after 11 Thursday night on Millsboro Highway south of Gumboro left a woman injured and a 20 year old charged with vehicular assault and DUI.  Delaware State Police arrested Isaias Chavez-Chilel after his Fusion crossed the center line collided head-on with a SUV driven by a 24 year old woman.  The driver…

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Seaford Man Dies in Sunday Morning Crash East of Laurel

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One person is dead after a crash early Sunday morning on Laurel Road.  Delaware State Police say a Hyundai Accent was on Laurel Road traveling at a high rate of speed just west of Curly Road when they went off the road and struck a ditch and utility pole.  The driver – a 38 year…

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One Injured in Gumboro Area Crash Saturday Night

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One person received minor injuries after a crash just after 11pm in the area of Lowes Crossing and Carey’s Camp Road near Gumboro.  Delaware State Police tell WGMD a 27 year old woman from Laurel was injured – and cited for inattentive driving and other offenses.  Two passengers in the vehicle were not injured.  Emergency…

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UPDATED: Crash West of Millsboro Leaves 1 Dead; Millsboro Hwy Reopened

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UPDATED:  A 6 year old is dead after a 3 vehicle crash west of Millsboro Sunday morning. Delaware State Police say a Cherokee was eastbound on Lowes Crossing Road when the driver, a 30 year old woman from Frankford failed to stop for a posted stop sign and collided with a van that was northbound…

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Fire Damages Gull Point Home near Millsboro

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Indian River firefighters were called for a fire at a residence on Crepe Myrtle Drive at Gull Point east of Millsboro just after 8pm. Neighbors reported smoke coming from the garage. EMS arrived on the scene and reported to arriving fire personnel that there was heavy smoke and fire coming from the multi-residential building. Crews…

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Sen Richardson to Announce Candidacy Monday in Seaford

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On Monday, Delaware State Senator Bryant Richardson will announce his bid for a second term to represent the 21st District – which includes Seaford, Laurel, Delmar and Gumboro.  He will make the announcement at noon at the Riverwalk in Seaford.  

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Funeral Services Set for Eleanor West of Gumboro

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Funeral services for Eleanor West of Gumboro will be held Monday at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro.  West, who was the wife of late Delaware Representative Charles P. West, died at her home last week at the age of 93.  She was a nurse, but also worked closely with her husband on his work as…

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UPDATED: Crash on Nine Foot Road Leaves 1 Dead

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UPDATED – 9am – A Seaford man is dead after a crash last night on Nine Foot Road near Gumboro.  Delaware State Police say 26 year old Jesse Hendrix was apparently speeding and lost control of his car in a gradual curve.  The car went off the road into a ditch and overturned multiple times…

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