Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Serious Crash Involving a Pedestrian

Penny Hill – Delaware State Police are currently investigating a serious motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that occurred this evening north of Wilmington.

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 6:48 p.m. this evening, Thursday, November 17, 2016, on northbound Philadelphia Pike just north of the Washington Street Extension, and involves a vehicle and a pedestrian. As a result of the crash, the pedestrian has been removed from the scene and transported to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center with serious injuries.

Both northbound lanes and one southbound lane of Philadelphia Pike have been closed to traffic and commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently enroute to the scene and will assume the investigation.

More details will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Released: 111716 1922

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