A 36-year-old Wilmington man, setting up construction warning signs, was hit by a car and killed on I-95 at the Brandywine River Bridge near Rt. 202 Monday night.
Alexander Mitishov, a worker for Enterprise Flasher Company of Wilmington, had just gotten out of his truck on the right side shoulder of I-95 around 7:30 Monday night. The 36-year-old Wilmington man was wearing a reflective vest as he stepped into the right lane of the highway to set up a traffic warning sign when he was hit by a car.
The impact caused Mitishov to be thrown further down the right lane of the highway. The driver of the vehicle, 35-year-old Victor Sitiriche of Wilmington, stopped his car in the right shoulder after striking Mitishov.
Mitishov was taken to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Delaware State Police Collission Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the incident. They say alcohol is not being considered a factor, but it’s unknown if speed played a role.