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

(Bear, De- 19701) Today (October 18) at about 6:30 p.m., County Police were called to the unit block of Frazier Road for a report of a single motor vehicle crash. When they arrived officers found a vehicle that had driven off of the roadway and struck multiple trees. The vehicle, an Infinity J30,was occupied by a 47 –year old female driver.

Traffic Services Unit Detectives came out to the scene and assumed the investigation.  It has been determined that alcohol and speed were a factor in this accident. The preliminary investigation also revealed that the driver was not wearing her seat belt.

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 the  New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. 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.