REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - Authorities say they have identified the 48-year-old pedestrian who remains in critical condition, after being involved in a crash, in Rehoboth Beach.
Delaware State Police say 48-year-old Rhonda Oliver, of New York, was identified as the pedestrian who was struck in a crash that happened early Sunday, in Rehoboth Beach.
Troopers say Oliver was walking across the northbound Route 1 lanes, in the area of Rehoboth Avenue, without using a marked and signal controlled pedestrian crosswalk, when she walked directly in to the path of a 19-year-old Rehoboth Beach man driving a 2003 Toyota Celica. Oliver was apparently hit by the right front side of the vehicle, and ultimately came to a rest in the northbound right lane of Coastal Highway. Law enforcement says the diver of the vehicle stopped and remained at the scene.
According to the report, Oliver was treated on the scene before being transported to Beebe Hospital with significant traumatic injuries. Once stabilized, the 48-year-old was then taken to Christiana Hospital where she was admitted in critical condition.
The northbound lanes of Coastal Highway were closed for approximately 3 hours, while the crash was processed. No charges have been filed at this time.
DSP says this crash remains under investigation and more information will be released as the information becomes available.
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