Driver critical after crash on Harbeson Road in Milton

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MILTON, DE – One person is in critical condition after a serious motor vehicle accident on Harbeson Road in Milton, according to the Delaware State Police

A 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-320 driven by a 20-year-old male was traveling at an excessive speed on Harbeson Road, just north of Diamond Farm Road, at approximately 12:30 a.m.

As the Mercedes approached and exited the east edge of Harbeson Road, it failed to negotiate a gradual right curve, striking a stop sign at the intersection of Diamond Farm Road and Harbeson Road.

As the Mercedes continued to travel across Diamond Farm Road and into the yard of a private residence located in the 17000 block of Harbeson Road, it overturned continuously until the attached garage of the residence was struck. The Mercedes traveled through the exterior walls of the garage and came to rest upright on top of the front of a parked 2019 Toyota 4-Runner.

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Despite being properly restrained, the 20-year-old male driver of the Mercedes from Milton, DE was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Harbeson Road was closed for approximately 4 hours.

The Delaware State Police Troop-7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Corporal/1 J. Smith by calling 302-703-3267. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.