Bridgeville man killed, several injured in Harrington crash

A Bridgeville man was killed and several people were injured following a serious crash in Harrington.

According to Delaware State Police, the crash occurred around 6:53 p.m., Sunday as a 31-year-old Marydel, Maryland man was driving a Honda Civic northbound on South DuPont Hwy in the left lane approaching the intersection of Hopkins Cemetery Road.

The Civic entered the left turn lane and median crossover and then, without stopping, began crossing southbound onto South DuPont Hwy to Hopkins Cemetery Road. At the same time, a 31-year-old Salisbury, Maryland woman was driving a GMC Terrain southbound on South DuPont Hwy in the right lane approaching the intersection of Hopkins Cemetery Road.

As the Honda crossed into the path of the GMC, the front bumper of the GMC struck the Honda’s passenger side door in the right lane of South DuPont Hwy. After the collision, the GMC pushed the Honda into a stop sign and then into the parking lot of a nearby furniture store.

The 31-year-old Marydel man was flown to an area hospital where he was admitted in serious condition. Seated in the front passenger seat of the Honda was a 30-year-old Bridgeville man who sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

EMS transported the 31-year-old Salisbury woman to an area hospital where she was admitted for non-life-threatening injuries. Also in the GMC was a 59-year-old female, a 31-year-old female, a 6-year-old female, a 5-year-old female, and a 3-year-old male. All passengers were transported to an area hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

The road was closed for approximately four hours for the crash investigation and cleanup.

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