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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident on DuPont Highway at White Oak Road

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-32761

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 12:18AM

Location:  N. DuPont Highway, North of White Oak Road, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that left two drivers in critical condition.  At approximately 12:18AM on October 12th, a black Dodge Charger being driven by Marvin Price (51), was traveling southbound on North DuPont Highway in the are of White Oak Road at a high rate of speed.  Price lost control of his vehicle, crossing into the northbound lanes of North DuPont Highway and striking a Volkswagen Passat head-on, that was driven by a 25-year-old female.  Both drivers were transported to Kent General Hospital and are in critical but stable condition.  Investigators believe that alcohol as well as speed were contributing factors in the crash.