New Castle County Police Traffic Services Unit is currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Frenchtown Rd and Centerpoint Blvd.
(New Castle, Del. 19702) Earlier today (December 22) Police were dispatched to the intersection of Frenchtown Rd and Centerpoint Blvd for the report of a motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers learned that a white, 2010 Camry operated by a 62 year-old male had struck a 25 year-old male who was attempting to cross Frenchtown Rd at Centerpoint Blvd.
The 25 year-old male was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 62 year-old was not injured.
The Traffic Services Unit Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Speed and alcohol were not a factor. They are asking anyone who may have witnessed this motor vehicle crash to contact New Castle County Police.
This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be made as it becomes available.
If you have have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Michael Henderson at MHenderson@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.