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Del. State Police Investigating Crash that Sent Five to Hospitals

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CLAYTON, Del.- Troopers continue to investigate a crash that sent five people to local hospitals near Clayton, Delaware.

Police said the incident occurred around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, when two motorcycles and a car collided.

According to police, 24-year-old Ravin Dean and 25-year-old Joseph Gonce were both operating Kawasaki sport motorcycles on Millington Road, heading toward Alley Corner Road. Troopers said 87-year-old Floyd Price was operating a 2011 Hyundai Sonata on Alley Corner Road and came to a stop just before Millington Road.

Police said Price entered into the intersection, pulling into the path of the motorcyclists. Police said Dean attempted to swerve to the left to avoid the car, but hit the front passenger's side. Police said Gonce also attempted to swerve and struck the car's back tire. According to police, both Dean and Gonce were thrown off their motorcycles. Police said after Gonce was ejected, his motorcycle became engulfed in flames. Troopers said the Sonata came to a stop on Millington Road after the collision.

According to police, Ravin Dean was airlifted by Delaware State Police Aviation to Christiana Medical Center where she is currently admitted in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said Joseph Gonce was taken to Kent General Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Police said his current condition is unknown. Both motorcyclists were wearing helmets, according to police.

Delaware State Police said Floyd Price and his two passengers, an 89-year-old female an 87-year-old female, were also taken to Kent General and were treated for various injuries. Police said their treatment status and current conditions are unknown.

Troopers said they are still investigating this incident, and have not filed any charges.


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