Police investigating fatal Selbyville accident

SELBYVILLE, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating after a woman died in a two car crash, Saturday night.

According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Gum Road and Roxanna Road at 7:52 p.m. Police say a 74-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Altima, south on Gum Road, when she reached the stop sign at the intersection of Roxanna Road. The woman reportedly pulled out in front of a man driving a Chevrolet Traverse, west on Roxanna Road. The SUV hit the driver’s side of the car in the westbound lane of Roxanna Road.

The woman driving the Altima was wearing a seat belt but reportedly died at a nearby hospital. Her name is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.

The 50-year-old driver in the SUV was also wearing a seat belt but was brought to Baltimore Shock Trauma with serious injuries. There were three other passengers in that car: a 53-year-old female, a 36-year-old male and a 36-year-old female. All three were wearing seat belts and brought to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Roxanna Road was closed for approximately 3 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. The crash continues remains under investigation by the Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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