(Bear, De 19701) Yesterday (Nov 16) at approximately 10:50 p.m. a 4-year veteran patrol officer was driving in a fully marked police Chevy Tahoe to a domestic incident westbound on Rt 40 (Pulaski Highway ). When the officer entered the intersection of Rt 40 and Rt 7 he collided with a white, BMW X3.
The 28-year-old operator of the BMW AND a 23-year-old passenger were transported to a local area hospital where they were treated and released for minor injuries. The police officer was transported as well and treated and released for minor injuries.
Investigators from the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit arrived on scene and assumed the investigation.
The crash investigation is still ongoing, and alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor. If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact Cpl Anthony Frye at (302)395-8077 or Anthony.Frye@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.