1 Driver Dead in U.S. 301 Three-Vehicle Crash
Middletown, DE (September 5, 2017) – A three-vehicle collision on the intersection of U.S. 301 and Del. 299 Sunday evening killed a driver and injured a few others.
According to the Middletown Police Department, the collision happened after 5:30 p.m. September 3, just west of Main Street. The report showed that the driver of a 2007 Jeep Cherokee struck two other vehicles when he failed to stop at a red light.
The Jeep, a Maryland-registered vehicle, was southbound on the right lane of U.S. 301. The driver ran through the red light and crashed into a couple of vehicles turning left onto the northbound lanes of U.S. 301 from Del. 299.
The two other vehicles involved were a 2013 BMW 328i and a 2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350.
The driver of the BMW was killed in the collision. His passengers were brought to Christiana Hospital and were released with no reported injuries.
The BMW had New York license plates.
The Mercedes driver sustained minor injuries but refused medical assistance.
Police examined the driver of the Jeep and was released with no reported injuries.
The names of the drivers and passengers involved in the collision were not released by the police.
An investigation has been launched by the Middletown Police Department. They believe possible charges may be filed.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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