Closure at Route 24 Intersection Beginning Next Tuesday

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Beginning next Tuesday, December 20th, the right turn lane from Eastbound Route 24 onto Oak Orchard Road will be closed for intersection improvements. That area will be blocked off through Friday, December 30th. Detour info: Eastbound SR 24 traffic will turn right on to Gull Point Road and continue to Oak Orchard Road. For more…

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School Bus Breaks Utility Pole – Wires Down; No Injuries


Indian River emergency personnel were called for a school bus crash just before 3 Friday afternoon on Oak Orchard Road. Officials say the bus, which had about 25 children on board, backed into a utility pole – breaking it in two with wires coming down across Oak Orchard Road – there were no injuries. School…

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6 Injured in Oak Orchard Crash Monday Morning


A crash just after midnight Monday near Oak Orchard sent 6 people to area hospitals. Delaware State Police tell the Talk of Delmarva that an SUV was southbound on Oak Orchard Road and turning left into Driftwood Village and collided with a Jeep Renegade. Police say both drivers were properly restrained and were hospitalized with…

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Fire Marshal: 2 Oak Orchard Fires Deliberately Set


Two fires this week in the Oak Orchard area are under investigation, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Fires occurred at adjacent, unoccupied structures in the 32,000-block of Oak Orchard Road Wednesday afternoon and again Thursday. Investigators determined that the fires were deliberately set and were linked to other criminal mischief incidents in the…

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Indian River Firefighters Called for Oak Orchard Fire


Firefighters from Indian River were called for a structure fire in the area of Oak Orchard and Chief Roads in Oak orchard. Crews arriving at the scene just after 8pm found smoke showing. Firefighters from Lewes and Millsboro were also called to assist and the State Fire Marshal is investigating. CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES

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UPDATED: Motorcycle Crash Near Millsboro Kills One Person


UPDATED – 5/29/19 – 9:45PM – Delaware State Police have identified 23-year-old Jabriell  Smith of Millsboro as the operator of a Suzuki motorcycle, who was killed as a result of a crash that occurred just after 11pm on Monday, May 27 on Oak Orchard Road east of Millsboro. ===================================================== Delaware State Police are investigating a…

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