Police: 1 killed, 4 injured in New Castle crash

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a man is dead and four other people are injured after a crash in New Castle over the weekend.

Police say the crash happened Sunday afternoon as a Toyota Corolla traveling southbound on North DuPont Highway and a northbound Chevrolet Malibu collided as they both turned onto eastbound East Franklin Avenue.

A 40-year-old man riding in the back seat of the Corolla was flown to a hospital, where police say he later died.

The driver of the Corolla was taken to a hospital with injuries that were serious, but not considered life-threatening. Police say neither man was wearing a seatbelt.

Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

Latest News

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up