Fatal crash in Seaford leaves 2 children dead



SEAFORD, Del. – Two children are dead after a crash on Atlanta Road. Police say the crash happened around 12:33 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say a 53-year-old Seaford man was driving a 2009 Nissan Altima southbound on Atlanta Road. At the same time, a 36-year-old Seaford woman was driving a 2018 Kia Soul northbound on the same road. That’s when the driver of the Nissan crossed the double solid yellow line and hit the Kia head-on in the northbound lane, according to police.

The driver of the Nissan was wearing a seatbelt, and airlifted to a nearby hospital in serious condition. Meanwhile, the driver of the Kia, also wearing a seatbelt, was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 14-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son of the Kia driver were wearing seatbelts. However, they were both pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.

Delaware State Police are still investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Ryan Albert at (302) 703-3266.

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