State Police Investigates Fatal Bicycle Crash in Camden

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist on Wednesday evening in Camden.

On April 17, 2024, at approximately 9:17 p.m., a 2015 Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on Old Camden Road, just west of the South Dupont Highway intersection. For reasons under investigation, a bicyclist was attempting to cross South Dupont Highway and Old Camden Road from the east to the west. The bicyclist crossed directly in front of the Nissan. As a result, the Nissan struck the bicyclist in the southbound travel lane of Old Camden Road.

The bicyclist, a 52-year-old man from Delaware, was taken to an area hospital by ambulance, where he died. His name is being withheld until family and relatives are notified.

The driver of the Nissan, a 22-year-old woman from Camden, Delaware, was not injured.

South Dupont Highway and Old Camden Road were closed for approximately 4 hours to investigate the crash and cleared.


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The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Sgt. A. Mitchell by calling (302) 698-8518. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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