UPDATE: One dead after fatal Seaford crash; investigation ongoing

SEAFORD, Del. - Delaware State Police are currently investigating a fatal crash that resulted in a man's death at an intersection, in Seaford.

Police say on Monday, the crash happened  just after 1:30 PM, at the intersection of Wesley Church Road and Cannon Road which lead to a 3.5 hour road closure. 

According to a press release, a 31-year-old female driver failed to stop at the traffic signals and ran into the path of another vehicle crossing the intersection.

We're told the female driver was released from Nanticoke Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Her passenger, a 51-year old male, was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

The driver of the other vehicle, a 72-year old male, was also taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and was then transferred to Peninsula Regional Medical Center. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time. 

Police say that alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in this incident. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-703-3269 or by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.


A crash remains under investigation, after police say injuries were reported in the incident which happened in an intersection, in Sussex County.

Delaware State Police say on Monday, just after 1:30 PM, a crash happened at the intersection of Wesley Church Road and Cannon Road, in Seaford. According to authorities, injuries have been reported, but the number and extent of the injuries are unknown at this time.

Commuters should expect delays in the area and find alternate routes of travel. For the latest on road conditions, see DelDOT.

47ABC will update this story as more information becomes available.

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