Two people arrested following car crash

SEAFORD, Del. – Two people are now facing a felony charge each following a road rage incident that led to a crash Saturday afternoon in Seaford.

According to the police report, Delaware State Police were called to the 26900 block of Sussex Highway for a report of a hit and run between a white BMW and a black Dodge Charger. When Troopers arrived, they saw the BMW in a ditch and learned that people from both vehicles were in the parking lot of the Arby’s. Further investigation into the incident revealed that the driver of the BMW, a 38-year-old female, was driving on the back roads when the Charger was driving aggressively behind her. As she attempted to pull onto Sussex Highway the Charger sideswiped her car causing her to drive into the ditch.

Police identified the driver of the Charger as 26-year-old April L. Prior, of Seaford. Also present in the Charger during this incident was the victim’s husband, 28-year-old husband Jeron E. Henry of Delmar. Henry allegedly exited the Charger and became disorderly while threatening the victim.

There were no injuries reported in connection to the crash and subsequent threatening.  Prior and Henry were arrested without incident and taken back to Troop 5.

Prior was charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, first degree reckless endangerment, second degree conspiracy, reckless driving, malicious mischief by a motor vehicle, and failure to drive in proper lane. She was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $69,100 unsecured bond.

Henry was charged with possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, first degree reckless endangerment, second degree conspiracy, terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $69,500 unsecured bond.

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