Rehoboth Beach, DE - The Delaware State Police are investigating a two car crash that involved the Chief of Police for Rehoboth Beach Police Department.
The incident occurred around 6:50 a.m. Saturday February 13, 2016 as Keith Banks, 47, (Chief of Rehoboth Beach PD) was operating a 2013 Ford Taurus (owned by the City of Rehoboth Beach) southbound on Coastal Highway (SR1) approaching Miller Road. Sumer M. Clevenger, 36 of Georgetown, was operating a 2012 Jeep Patriot northbound on SR1 with the intentions of turning left onto Miller Road to continue westbound. The Jeep came to a stop at the intersection and then proceeded into the southbound lanes where it was struck on the passenger's side by the Ford. Both vehicles came to an uncontrolled stop on the southwest side of the roadway. The intersection is controlled by a traffic signal for all directions.
No injuries were reported by either operator at the time of the collision and both were properly restrained.
There is an active and on-going investigation into this incident and no charges have been filed.
The Delaware State Police is requesting any witnesses to the collision to contact Cpl. A. Mitchell at 302-703-3322. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."