County Police Investigate a Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash


New Castle County Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in the area of Frazier Rd.

(Bear, De- 19701) Yesterday (May 18) at about 11:30 p.m., County Police were called to the 2700 block of Frazier Road  for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers found two vehicles were involved in a head on collision. One of the vehicles, a Saturn, was occupied by a 24-year- old male driver, a 59-year-old female passenger, and 25-year- old female passenger. The second vehicle, a Hyundai, was occupied by an 18-year-old female driver, an 18-year- old female passenger, a 16-year -old  female passenger, and a 17-year-old male passenger. All occupants were provided first aid medical attention at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics.  The 59-year -old female passenger of the Saturn was pronounced dead at the scene . All other occupants were transported to an area hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic Services Unit Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective William Hussong at  or New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.