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One Cited For Inattentive Driving After Milford Three Vehicle Crash

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MILFORD, Del. - A three vehicle accident is under investigation in Milford. Delaware State Police say that a little before 1:30 PM on Sunday, Steven Popa, 33, of Smyrna, was driving a Peterbilt tractor trailer on Bay Road, also known as US 113/SR 1, coming up to Thompsonville Road.

Barbara Allen, 51, of Greensboro, Maryland, was in an Nissan X-Terra, while Patricia Campbell, 77, of Pennsylvania, and her husband, were in their Chrysler Town and Country minivan, both vehicles were stopping at a traffic light on Bay Road. Police say that Popa, who was coming up behind the two, didn't see that the vehicles had stopped, and hit the back of the minivan, which caused it to hit the X-Terra. All the vehicles were pushed off the road.

Campbell and her husband were wearing seat belts but were taken by EMS to Milford Memorial Hospital, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Allen, and her 10-year-old passenger were also wearing their seat belts, but didn't need medical attention. Popa was wearing his seat belt, but was not injured in the crash. He was however cited for inattentive driving.

Southbound Bay Road, North of Thompsonville Road was closed for about an hour and half while the scene was cleared and officials investigated.

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