Fatal Sunday Afternoon Motorcycle Accident Closes Rt. 301 In Middletown - Second Update

by Super User

A fatal Sunday afternoon motorcycle accident closed down a section of Rt. 301 in Middletown.

The accident was reported at 1pm on August 5 as rescue crews from the Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, along with Middletown Police and New Castle County Paramedics responded to a call about an accident involving a motorcycle and another vehicle at the intersection of W. Main Street and Bunker Hill Road at Middletown-Warwick Road, Rt.301. The Delaware State Police had the Trooper 4 helicopter on hand to transport one of the two patients to the hospital. Rt. 301, Middletown-Warwick Road was closed between Peterson Road and W. Main Street.

The Middletown Police Department confirms that one person on the motorcycle died in the accident while the other rider on the motorcycle was seriously injured.  

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