Superintendent Colonel Robert M. Coupe

Presented by Director Public Information Sergeant Paul G. Shavack
P.O. Box 430| Dover, DE 19903

***Updated Release Information*** June 3, 2011 @ 9:30 p.m.

DSP News Release: Serious Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Motorcycle, Milford


· Coastal Highway (SR#1) southbound at Wilkins Road (CR#30), Milford

Date of Occurrence:

· Friday, June 3, 2011 4:51 p.m.

Operators/Vehicle Information

· Operator #1: Thomas E. Brown Jr., 49, Milford, DE

· Vehicle #1: 2006 Yamaha X-17 Motorcycle

· Operator #2: Joyce Green, 60, Milford, DE

· Vehicle #2: 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer


Milford-The Delaware State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a two vehicle crash that has left a Milford man in critical condition this evening.

The crash occurred at approximately 4:51 p.m. this evening as Joyce Green, 60, of Milford, DE was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling eastbound from Wilkins Road (CR#30) approaching Coastal Highway ( SR#1). Green’s vehicle entered the southbound lanes of SR#1 into the path of a 2006 Yamaha X-17 motorcycle traveling southbound SR#1, operated by Thomas E. Brown Jr., 49, of Milford, DE. The vehicles collided with the motorcycle striking the driver’s side of the Trailblazer.

Thomas E. Brown Jr. was airlifted by Delaware State Police Aviation Helicopter Trooper 2 to the Christiana Trauma Center where he was admitted in Critical Condition.

Joyce Green was transported by ambulance to Milford Memorial Hospital and treated for non life threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Brown was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. SR#1 southbound was closed for approximately 2 hours while the crash was investigated. No charges filed at this time pending continued investigation.

Released: 060311 2130


DSP News Release: Preliminary Release of Serious Motor Vehicle Crash with Road Closure.


· SR#1 Coastal Highway southbound at Wilkins Road, Milford

Date of Occurrence:

· Friday, June 3, 2011 5:00 p.m.


Milford-The Delaware State Police are currently on-scene of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at SR#1 Coastal Highway southbound and Wilkins Road, Milford, DE.

Troopers are advising that the roadway is closed and advise motorists to avoid the area and plan alternate routes. An updated release will be provided as information related to the crash investigation becomes available.

Released: 060311 1700

Sergeant Paul G. Shavack
Director of Public Information | Delaware State Police
P.O. Box 430| Dover, DE 19903