Yet Another Crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road

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Delaware troopers are once again investigating another crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road, which is between Lewes and Milton. Around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, police say a Mitsubishi Galant was headed north on Coastal Highway and attempted to turn left here onto Cave Neck Road. As the Mitsubishi attempted to cross the southbound…

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UPDATE: New Details Emerge on Fatal Accident in Milton Thursday Morning

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UPDATED – 03/24/23 11am – The Delaware State Police have identified the woman who died in a fatal collision that occurred in Milton on March 23, 2023, as¬†30 year old Sheri Foster of Clayton. ============================================================= UPDATE: 2 p.m. New details have come in from Delaware State Police regarding the fatal accident that occurred this morning…

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DSP & OHS “Operation Braking Point” 1/9 – 1/23

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With the support of the OHS and DelDOT, DSP is initiating ‚ÄúOperation Braking Point,‚ÄĚ a zero-tolerance high-visibility campaign enforcement in response to the alarming increase of traffic fatalities that occurred on Delaware roadways in 2022. This campaign will run from January 9, 2023, through January 23, 2023. This short-term high-visibility enforcement will take place along…

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WANTED: Dewey Beach Bench Thieves!

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE STOLEN DEWEY BEACH BENCHES? The Town of Dewey Beach is asking for tips to locate two public benches that were stolen from the town last month. The bench thieves were captured on the town’s video cameras walking off with these unpainted wooden benches. Photo courtesy Town of Dewey Beach The first…

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Preventing Scooter Crashes on Coastal Highway Shoulder

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Last Sunday’s motor scooter (moped) crash on the shoulder of Coastal Highway at Church Street outside of Rehoboth was indeed similar to the previous ones. Sr. Cpl. Jason Hatchell, state police spokesman, says the 18-year-old male rider was headed north along the shoulder approaching Church Street as this Mitsubishi Eclipse was turning across from the…

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UPDATED & Breaking: Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Auto on Coastal Highway in Dewey

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UPDATED 7/25/22 – 9:30am – Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Sunday, July 24 in the Dewey Beach area as¬†43 year old Sidney Wolf, of Clarksburg, Maryland. ============================================================= UPDATED 7/24/22 – 9:45am – A crash on Route 1 in Dewey Beach is under investigation…

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Man Flips Acura on Coastal Hwy, Flees and Gets Arrested

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Police have not yet released charges for the driver who rolled this 1999 Acura Integra in the median of Coastal Highway outside of Rehoboth just before 2 p.m. Saturday during heavy peak-season traffic! Photo courtesy Mark Giuliani, The Talk of Delmarva However, Sr. Cpl. Jason Hatchell, state police spokesman, says this was not a pursuit. The…

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UPDATED: 2 Teens Dead As Vehicle Crashes, Lands In Water Near Milford

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UPDATED – 02/18/22 12:55pm – Delaware State Police have identified the victims that died in a fatal motor vehicle collision early Thursday morning south of Milford as¬†Blue Evans, 17, of Dover,¬†and¬†Jensen Reed, 17, of Camden. ================================================================== Two teenagers are dead following the crash of an SUV into the water where Route 1 crosses Cedar Creek,…

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Harrington Woman Charged With 6th DUI Offense

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A Harrington woman is facing her sixth DUI offense following a crash over the weekend on Route 1 in the Milton area. According to Delaware State Police, a car ran off the roadway near Broadkill Road and struck a sign early Saturday morning. The vehicle kept going. Troopers found the damaged vehicle parked at a…

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Kent Co. Crash Claims Life Of Georgetown Man

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Delaware State Police are investigating a crash north of Dover on Route 1 early Tuesday morning that has left a Georgetown man dead. At about 5:47 a.m. Tuesday, a southbound car traveled partially into the center grass median, veered back into the roadway, rotated and traveled across both southbound lanes of traffic. The car then…

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Woman Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash North Of Milford

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A 31-year-old woman is dead following a collision between the car she was driving and a parked bucket truck. The accident occurred on Bay Road (Route 1) north of Milford. According to Delaware State Police, the southbound car drifted off the roadway just south of Old Cemetery Road Sunday afternoon and smashed into the back…

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Route 1 Broadkill Bridge Project Begins

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A months-long project along Route 1 at the bridge over the Broadkill River is expected to begin today. According to DelDOT, traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction. Motorists should expect delays and proceed with caution. Work will begin in the northbound lanes, and switch over to the southbound bridge at some…

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Firefly Festival Returns, And So Does The Traffic

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The Firefly Music Festival returns to The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway Thursday. Thousands of guests camp out for the four-day event, which was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to DelDOT, motorists should anticipate delays on Route 13 and Delaware Route 1 at various times through the weekend. The Transportation Management…

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84-Year-Old Driver Killed In Route 1 Crash

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A crash on Coastal Highway (Route 1) in Milford has claimed the life of an 84-year-old Milford man. According to Delaware State Police, he was traveling southbound and was trying to cross at Lady Slipper Lane when he apparently drove into the path of a northbound vehicle. The impact caused the 84-year-old man’s vehicle to…

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Pedestrian Hit by Mini-Van on Coastal Hwy in Dewey

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The irony, just hours after pedestrian safety was a featured topic of Saturday’s candidate forum, a 31-year-old man was seriously injured while crossing Coastal Highway near Rodney Avenue in Dewey Beach. He was struck by the white¬†Toyota Sceana¬†minivan in the southbound lanes around 9:45 p.m. According to EMS reports he was thrown over the hood…

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Crash at Rt 1 & Brick Granary Road Sends 9 to area Hospitals

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Nine people were taken to area hospitals after a crash just after 8 last night on Route 1 at Brick Granary Road. Delaware State Police tell WGMD that an RV driven by a New Jersey man was stopped on Brick Granary Road at the stop sign then entered the intersection where it collided with a…

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Police Charge Man with DUI after Messy Coastal Hwy Pile-Up

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Injuries amazingly minor considering the extensive debris field It took nearly two hours for officials to clean up Coastal Highway this past Saturday night after a five-vehicle crash left an unusual amount of debris scattered on Coastal Highway. Amazingly, ambulances took only three people with minor injuries to the hospital. First responders closed the northbound…

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UPDATED: Ocean Pines Man Charged after Fatal Crash Near Odessa

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UPDATED – 7/11/21 4pm – Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in the fatal motor vehicle crash on Friday July 9, 2021 on SR1 near Odessa, as 92-year-old Shantaben Patel of Camden-Wyoming. =========================== An Ocean Pines, Maryland man is charged after he left the scene of a crash resulting in death and…

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Three Vehicle Crash Near Magnolia Leaves 1 Dead & 1 Injured

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The investigation into a three vehicle crash just after 9 Saturday night on Route 1 near Magnolia is continuing by Delaware State Police. Police say that for an unknown reason the 63 year old driver of an Altima was southbound on Route 1 when he crossed the center median and collided with a Flex, driven…

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Bicycle Safety Checkpoints Return to Coastal Hwy This Week

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The first bicycle safety checkpoint for 2021 is scheduled for Thursday, June 24,¬†from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nike Outlet and Royal Farms along either side of Coastal Highway outside of Rehoboth. Just look for the canopy. The Sussex Cyclists and DelDOT personnel will be available to assist bicyclists with local biking info,…

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