Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Townsend area during the month of March.
TOWNSEND, DE (DNTV): An 84-Year-Old man has died from his injuries sustained during a March crash that also injured two other people, Delaware state Police said.
Police say on March 23, 2023, at approximately 9:53 a.m., an Audi Q3 was traveling southbound on Summit Bridge Road approaching Green Giant Road.
A Jeep Comanche was traveling northbound on Summit Bridge Road, approaching the intersection to turn westbound onto Green Giant Road., police said.
A Chevy Silverado was stopped at the stop sign in the eastbound lane of Green Giant Road., police said.
The Jeep turned left into the path of the Audi, which caused the Audi’s front bumper to strike the right rear side of the Jeep. The Jeep began rotating counterclockwise, causing its left rear side to strike the left side of the Chevy’s front bumper., police said.
Following the collision, police say the operator of the Audi, a 65-year-old woman from Middletown, was transported to an area hospital for minor injuries.
The operator of the Chevy, a 41-year-old man from Townsend, was transported to an area hospital for minor injuries.
The operator of the Jeep, 84-year-old Charles Cook of Townsend, was transported to an area hospital, where he was admitted for critical injuries. Sadly, on April 10, 2023, he died from injuries sustained during the collision.
The roadway was closed for approximately 2 hours while the collision was investigated, and roadway was cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone with dashcam footage or video of the collision to please contact Master Corporal J. Forester by calling 302-365-8485. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.