Car with six 18- to 20-year-olds inside strikes another head-on.
UPDATE: Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a June 11 crash in Bridgeville as 18-year-old Ryan M. Drowsky Jr., of Glen Burnie, Maryland.
The crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.
Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Bridgeville.
The incident occurred around 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, when a 2015 Nissan Sentra was traveling eastbound on Redden Road, east of Cedar Corners Road, approaching a moderate right curve. A 2011 Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on Redden Road, negotiating the same curve.
The operator of the Nissan failed to negotiate the curve and struck the Ford head-on, completely within the westbound travel lane. After the impact the Nissan overturned onto its roof and slid into the eastbound travel lane, where it came to rest.
The operator of the Nissan, an 18-year-old male from Glen Burnie, Maryland, was unrestrained and partially ejected. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name is being withheld, pending the notification of next of kin.
The Nissan was occupied by five passengers, ranging in age between 19 and 20. Four of the passengers were male and not properly restrained. Three of them sustained serious injures and one sustained non-life threatening injures. All were transported to a local hospital and admitted. The fifth passenger, a female, was properly restrained and sustained non-life threatening injures. She was transported to a hospital, where she was treated and released.
The operator of the Ford, a 57-year-old female from Bridgeville, was properly restrained. She was transported to a local hospital and admitted with serious injuries.
Redden Road, east of Cedar Corners Road, was closed for approximately five hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.
The remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.