Virginia woman injured in Dagsboro crash

DAGSBORO — A Virginia woman was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a Dagsboro area crash, Delaware State Police said.

State police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at 1:01 p.m. when a 2011 Hyundai Veracruz was traveling south in the left lane of southbound DuPont Boulevard (US 113) north of Nine Foot Road (SR 26). A 2015 Volkswagen Golf, was traveling north in the left lane of northbound DuPont Boulevard approaching the same general area as the Hyundai.

Police said a 2006 Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the right lane of DuPont Boulevard a short distance behind the Volkswagen.
As the Hyundai was traveling southbound, an unidentified vehicle began to enter into its lane from the right side, which caused the driver of the Hyundai to exit the roadway, cross through the center median and into northbound oncoming traffic. The Hyundai struck the Volkswagen and began rotating when it then struck the Honda.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 53-year-old female and 60-year-old male passenger from Essington, Pennsylvania, were both properly restrained and transported to the Beebe Medical Center where they were treated and released.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 25-year-old female from McLean, Virginia, was properly restrained. She was transported to the Beebe Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the Honda, a 47-year-old male from Maryland, was properly restrained and was not injured.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 1/2 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. The crash remained under investigation Sunday.

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