Frankford woman dies in multi-vehicle collision

FRANKFORD — A 68-year-old Frankford woman died when her vehicle was struck while attempting to cross the intersection of Lazy Lagoon Road and DuPont Boulevard early Monday, authorities said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while four other persons in three involved vehicles were injured, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. One person was admitted to the hospital in critical condition, another was seriously injured, and two other persons suffered minor injuries, she said.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:44, police said.

Identification of the deceased woman was pending notification of next of kin, police said.

The collision remains an active investigation by the DSP Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information should contact Detective K. Argo by calling 703-3267. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.