Delaware State Police Investigating Crash with Vehicle and Man Rollerblading

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.-The Delaware State Police is investigating a crash where a man who was rollerblading was seriously injured on Saturday night.

A preliminary investigation suggests that a man was rollerblading on the shoulder of westbound Rehoboth Avenue just west of Church Street. Police said he was hit by a vehicle, which continued traveling westward after the collision.

The victim was transported to Beebe Hospital and then flown to Christiana Hospital, where he was admitted in serious condition with injuries to his head and torso.

The Delaware State Police is asking anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at Troop 7 at (302) 644-5020 extension 117.

Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword “DSP” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES), or through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Information can also be submitted through the internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

Leaving the scene of an accident is a very serious crime in Delaware. If you are facing charges such as these call The Law Office of John R. Garey to discuss your rights. You can also email the firm here.


Harrington Police Charge Magnolia Man with Fourth Driving Under the Influence

Harrington police charged a Magnolia man with a fourth driving under the influence offense, authorities reported today.

Joseph D. Pierce, 54, was stopped Saturday by officers on U.S. 13 for a traffic violation, Harrington Lt. Earl K. Brode said.

He said the officers detected an odor of alcohol coming from Pierce’s car, and a computer check determined Pierce’s driver’s license was revoked and he had three previous DUI arrests.

Brode said Pierce was given a field sobriety test and taken into custody on the DUI and related charges.

He was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of 3,600 secured bond, Brode said.