Delaware Police Investigating a Crash North of Georgetown - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Delaware Police Investigating a Crash North of Georgetown

Posted: Updated:
(Photo credit: MGN) (Photo credit: MGN)

Georgetown, Del. -- The Delaware State Police Department say they are investigating a car crash that happened north of Georgetown in the Donovans Salvage parking lot on Thursday afternoon.

Police report the accident happened at around 2:47 p.m. when 35-year-old Octavio Barrios-Fuentes who was driving a Dodge Durango southbound on Donovans Road failed at an attempt to make a left turn. The Durango struck a parked car in the parking lot of Donovans Salvage hitting 36-year-old Harvey T. Thornes. The parked vehicle then pushed into a food truck also parked in the parking lot, causing grease to spill out of the vats onto 50-year-old Cynthia L. Brown. Barrios-Fuentes fled the scene to a nearby railroad track where police say he was taken into custody 25 minutes later.

Thornes was taken to Christiana Medical Center; police say he is in stable condition. Brown was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical center, where she is also in stable condition.

Octavio Barrios-Fuentes was charged with two counts of vehicular assault 1st, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a valid license, and various other traffic related offenses. Police say he was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $8,000.00 cash bond. 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Tractor-trailer Collides With Train in Harrington

    Tractor-trailer Collides With Train in Harrington

    07/28/2017 10:48:00 -04:002017-07-28 14:48:00 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-07-28 17:36:25 GMT
    Debris dropped during a tractor trailer vs. train collision (Photo: Harrington FD )Debris dropped during a tractor trailer vs. train collision (Photo: Harrington FD )
    Authorities say there were no reported injuries after a tractor-trailer collided with a freight train overnight in Harrington, Delaware.More
    Authorities say there were no reported injuries after a tractor-trailer collided with a freight train overnight in Harrington, Delaware.More
  • Intersection Changes Cause Relief and Concern

    Intersection Changes Cause Relief and Concern

    07/27/2017 23:49:00 -04:002017-07-28 03:49:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:49:38 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - The addition of two stop signs to Springfield Road and Gravel Hill Road in Georgetown is a welcome change to many in the area...for the most part. A number of people say that more warning is needed for the stop signs, as drivers have bMore
    GEORGETOWN, Del. - The addition of two stop signs to Springfield Road and Gravel Hill Road in Georgetown is a welcome change to many in the area...for the most part. A number of people say that more warning is needed for the stop signs, as drivers have bMore
  • Md. Health Officials Warn of Increase in Snakebites

    Md. Health Officials Warn of Increase in Snakebites

    07/28/2017 09:12:00 -04:002017-07-28 13:12:00 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-07-28 14:24:07 GMT
    A copperhead snake (Photo: WBOC)A copperhead snake (Photo: WBOC)
    The Maryland Poison Center says it has seen an increase in snakebite reports, handling 52 so far this year.More
    The Maryland Poison Center says it has seen an increase in snakebite reports, handling 52 so far this year.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices