Officer injured in police car crash on Capitol Trail

New Castle County police car was involved in crash on Capitol Trail (Route 2) west of Meadowood Drive. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

PIKE CREEK, DELAWARE (11/7/2017) A New Castle County police officer was taken to a hospital with minor injuries Monday night after a patrol car collided with another vehicle on Capitol Trail (Route 2), authorities said today.

The crash happened about 8:30 p.m. between Parke and Peikin avenues. Police said the officer was responding to a report of a fight in progress at the time.

The officer was taken to Christiana Hospital in Stanton.

The 31-year-old man driving the other car, an Acura RDX, was not injured, police said.

Police asked anyone with information on the crash to contact Detective William Hussong at, or call 302-573-2800.

Capitol Trail traffic was affected about four hours as county police investigated the crash.

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