Elderly woman ID'd in fatal head-on crash in Newark, Del.

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April 5, 2014 8:52:42 AM PDT
Police say an elderly woman has died after a head-on crash in Newark, Delaware late Friday night.

The accident happened around 10:15 p.m. on Library Avenue just north of Farm Lane.

75-year-old Dorothy Hershman of Newark was driving southbound on Library Avenue when she crossed the road's center line, police say.

She then ran head-on into a car traveling northbound.

Hershman was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A 24-year-old female driver and a 25-year-old passenger in the other vehicle sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

They were both treated at the scene and taken to Christiana Hospital.

Police have not released their names and continue to investigate.


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