Three people were killed and another was injured in a fiery crash on Old Baltimore Pike early Saturday, police said.
The crash happened just after 2 a.m. near the entrance to Iron Hill Park, according to Cpl. Jason Hatchell, a spokesman for Delaware State Police.
James Ogachi, 25, of Cary, N.C., was driving a 2015 Hyundai Sonata east on Old Baltimore Pike and crossed the centerline, striking a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban head-on.
The Suburban caught fire, and the driver, Francisco Rodriguez, 35, of Newark, died at the scene.
Ogachi and his front-seat passenger, Kelvin Mwangi, 26, of New Castle, were extricated from the wreckage by firefighters and rushed to Christiana Hospital, where they both died.
A third person in the Hyundai, a 26-year-old man from Linwood, Pa., was hospitalized for serious injuries.
Old Baltimore Pike was closed for more than three hours while troopers investigated the crash.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding the crash should contact Det. Forester of the Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit by calling 302-365-8485.