DE police investigating 2-car crash involving officer

Stanton, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating a two vehicle crash involving a state police vehicle that occurred Sunday afternoon.

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 5:06 p.m. today, Sunday, April 10, 2016, on southbound DE Rt. 7 (Limestone Road) in the area of S. Jane Way, Stanton, and involves a Delaware State Trooper and a second passenger vehicle. As a result of the crash, the Trooper and the male operator of the second car have been transported to the Christiana Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time, however, they are not believed to be life threatening.

Southbound DE Rt. 7 south of the Kirkwood Highway is currently closed. Commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel.

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is enroute to the scene and will assume the investigation.

Further information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.