Delaware lawmaker injured in fatal crash

Delaware Representative Dave Wilson suffered cuts and bruising, following a fatal three-car crash on U.S. 113 southwest of Lincoln earlier today, according to Wilson’s communication staff.

A spokesman for the Bridgeville Republican says initial reports show two people died as a result of the accident, which occurred at 10 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Haflinger Road.

An investigation is underway, but sources at the scene say a car traveling southbound crossed the median and struck a pick-up truck in the northbound lanes. Rep. Wilson’s car was next to the pick-up truck, also headed northbound, when the initial collision pushed the truck into Wilson’s car.

Early reports indicate the two people in the southbound car were killed at the scene; two of the three inside the pick-up truck were treated at the scene, while the third was flown to Beebe Medical Center in Lewes for more serious injuries.

Wilson is not expected to be in attendance at today’s General Assembly session.

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