Delaware State Police report that Melissa Williams, 23, of Hockessin, died of injuries on Sunday, following a one-car crash on Saturday near Newark. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.
Shortly after midnight, troopers and emergency personnel were called to the area of Papermill Road and Possum Park Road.
According to troopers, a Toyota Scion, driven by Williams, was traveling eastbound on Papermill Road approaching Possum Park Road. The road starts to curve to the right in the area of the intersection. As the Scion crossed over Possum Park Road, it traveled over the concrete median and into the westbound lanes. The vehicle then traveled off of the roadway and started to overturn. It then struck a utility pole.
Williams, had to be extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means. She was transported from the scene to Christiana Hospital where she later died.