Police Investigate Crash That Injured Officer

(Wilmington, Del. 19808) Yesterday (November 6) at 10:21 p.m., County Police were called to the area of Capital Trail between Parke Ave and Peikin Ave for  the report of a motor vehicle crash. Officers observed two vehicles were involved in a collision.

One of the vehicles, an Acura RDX was being operated by a 31-year-old male. The marked New Castle County Police patrol vehicle was  being operated by an officer on duty, who was responding to a call for a fight in progress.

The 31-year-old operator of the RDX was not injured. The officer was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries.

This is an active and ongoing investigation by the Traffic Services Unit.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective William Hussong at WHussong@nccde.org  or 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.