Off-Duty Aberdeen Officer Severely Injured In Suspected DUI Collision In Newark


Credit: Elizabeth Janney/ Patch

HARFORD COUNTY - An off-duty Aberdeen police officer was seriously injured on Sunday after a head-on collision with an allegedly intoxicated driver.

According to police, James Haddix, the acting Corporal, was en route to work from his Delaware residence around 4 a.m. when an alleged intoxicated driver collided head-on with his vehicle on Christiana Parkway, Newark, Delaware.


Both automobiles involved in the crash suffered extensive damage. Haddix was critically injured and immediately rushed to Christiana Hospital, where he is now reported to be in a serious but stable state, according to police.

The investigation of this incident has been taken up by the Newark Police Department. 

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