Troopers Arrest Frankford Man for 4th Offense DUI Following Serious Crash in Frankford

Delaware State Police have arrested 51-year-old Thomas Milligan of Frankford, for 4th offense DUI and related charges following a crash that injured two men last night in Frankford.

On May 11, 2024, at approximately 8:47 p.m., a Subaru Outback was driving northbound on Dupont Boulevard in the left lane south of Frankford Avenue. At the same time, a Mazda Protégé was backing out of a private driveway on the 34000 block of Dupont Boulevard. As a result, the front of the Subaru hit the back of the Mazda. After the crash, the Subaru left the scene but was located a short time later, unoccupied. Troopers searched the area and found the driver, identified a Thomas Milligan. When troopers spoke Milligan, he showed sign of impairment and was arrested. Milligan was not injured in the crash.

The occupants of the Mazda, a 19-year-old man from Frankford, was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries and released. A 30-year-old man from Frankford was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Milligan was arrested and taken to Troop 4, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $4,850 cash bond.

Thomas Milligan











  • 4th Offense DUI (Felony)
  • Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Injury
  • Failure to Report a Collision Resulting in Injury
  • Failure to Provide Information at a Collision Scene
  • Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession
  • Failure to Have Registration Card in Possession

Dupont Boulevard northbound was closed for approximately three hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.

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Delaware State Police Troop 4 continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Corporal/1 K. Taylor by calling (302) 856-5850. 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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