Suspect Arrested* Delaware State Police Investigating Crash Resulting in Three Fatalities

Jason Wilcox of Millsboro, Delaware

The Delaware State Police have arrested 46-year-old Jason Wilcox of Millsboro, Delaware on several felony charges after he fled the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in Lewes on Saturday evening.

On December 24, 2022, at approximately 7:59 p.m., a car accident occurred at the intersection of Lewes Georgetown Highway and Minos Conaway Road that resulted in the deaths of three people. The driver of one of the vehicles involved, a 2016 black Land Rover, fled the scene prior to police arrival. Through investigative means, it was determined that Jason Wilcox had been the driver of the Land Rover at the time of the crash. On December 25, 2022, at approximately 4:48 p.m., Wilcox was located at a residence in Millsboro and taken into custody without incident.

Wilcox was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following offenses:

  • Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Death (Felony) – three counts
  • Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Injury – four counts
  • Numerous traffic charges

Wilcox was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $18,500 cash bond.

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