Latest News

Woman jumps out of husband’s moving car during argument before being struck and killed by another car

By Mason White 6:44 PM November 23, 2015
Car on highway illustration 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A woman was killed after she jumped out of a moving car.

Police in Delaware, said that an argument between a married couple took a fatal turn when the woman decided to jump out of the moving vehicle.

It happened in the southbound lanes of the I-495 near the intersection of I-95 in Newport around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday.

Police said that the husband and wife, who are from Maryland, were arguing when the woman decided to jump from the moving car and was hit by a passing vehicle.

She was rushed to Christiana Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries. Police said that the victim may have been drinking prior to the incident.

The I-495 was closed for approximately two hours, while the accident was being investigated.