Passenger Jonese Y. Seymore, 58, of Dover killed

The passenger in the vehicle rollover crash on Route 1 Saturday afternoon near Townsend has died.

Jonese Y. Seymore, 58, of Dover, was thrown from the vehicle, according to Delaware State Police.

She was taken by emergency medical services personnel to Christiana Medical Center where she was admitted with undetermined injuries.

She died a few hours later, police said.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

Delaware State Police are investigating a rollover crash in which two Dover women were injured this afternoon near Townsend.

The crash happened at about 3:45 p.m. today, Aug. 6, as Danielle R. Cain, 27, of Dover, was driving a 2001 Ford Escape south on Del. Route 1 near Pine Tree Road.

For an unknown reason, the Escape entered the center median and overturned numerous times, coming to a stop in the northbound lanes of Route 1.

The front seat passenger,  Jonese Y. Seymore, 58, of Dover, was thrown from the vehicle. She was not properly restrained, police said. 

She was taken by emergency medical services personnel to Christiana Medical Center where she was admitted with undetermined injuries, police said.

Cain, who was properly restrained, was taken by State Police helicopter to Christiana Medical Center where she was admitted with undetermined injuries, police said.

Troopers are continuing their investigation into this incident and no charges have been filed at this time.

Traffic was affected for about two-and-a-half hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.