Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating a Crash Into Elementary School

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Felton – The Delaware State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash into an elementary school that occurred earlier this evening.

Preliminary investigation reveals the incident occurred around 6:24 p.m. Wednesday January 18, 2017 as a 56-year-old Dover male  was operating a 1999 Ford Explorer eastbound on Killens Pond Road.  For undetermined reason, the Explorer traveled off the north side of the road and traveled in a northeasterly direction across the grass and into the front office area of Lake Forest Central Elementary School, located at 5424 Killens Pond Road, where it came to a stop.

The 56-year-old male, who was properly restrained, was transported by EMS to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The school was unoccupied by staff at the time of the incident.

The crash is currently under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.


Released: 011817 2015


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