14-year-old dies after Go-Kart crash in Milford

14-year-old dies after Go-Kart crash in Milford

MILFORD, Del. - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal go-kart accident involving a 14-year old that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Milford. 

According to a press release from the Delaware State Police the crash occurred at approximately 4:40 PM on Cedar Creek Road south of Wilkins Road.

A 2009 Toyota Camry driven by a 36-year-old Lincoln women was  traveling southbound on Cedar Creek Road approaching the Go-Kart. We're told the teen was riding on the shoulder when he suddenly swerved and hit the front of the passing vehicle. 

Police say the 36-year-old driver of the car was properly restrained and therefore did not sustain any injuries from the crash. The teen however, was ejected from the go-kart and was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators say impairment does not seem to be a factor in this crash. It took three hours to clear the scene and conduct a thorough investigation

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident.

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