Delaware State Police

State Troopers Investigating Serious Crash South of Greenwood

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Greenwood – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a serious crash involving a pedestrian that occurred early this morning south of Greenwood.

The incident occurred around 2:46 a.m. Wednesday January 11, 2017 as Aaron J. Marchincin, 32 of Seaford was operating a 2011 Ford E250 Econoline van, northbound on Sussex Hwy (US13), just north of Adams Road approaching the limits of Greenwood.  Antonio Lambert, 47 of Greenwood, was walking across the northbound lanes of US13 from west to east when the van struck him in the right travel lane, throwing him into the grass median.  The van was able to come to a controlled stop just north of impact.

Antonio Lambert, who was wearing dark colored clothing and not crossing in a cross walk or carrying a flashlight, was removed from the scene and initially transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital before being airlifted to Christiana Medical Center where he is admitted in critical condition.

Aaron Marchincin was properly restrained and uninjured in the crash.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. Alcohol may be a factor on behalf of Lambert.  US13 northbound in the area of collision was closed for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Released: 011117 1105

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