Crash ends high speed chase; Millsboro woman faces numerous charges

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police say numerous charges are pending against a 32-year-old Millsboro woman who led troopers on a high speed chase before colliding with another vehicle Sunday afternoon.

Investigation revealed Keiyanda M. Hopkins, 32, of Millsboro was driving a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera when she failed to stop at a stop sign at John J. Williams Highway and Layton Davis Road, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

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Keiyanda M. Hopkins

A state trooper observed the vehicle traveling in an erratic manner. The trooper activated emergency signals and equipment in attempts to stop Ms. Hopkins, who led police on Streets Road, Cordrey Road, Maryland Camp Road, Townsend Road, Mount Joy Road and then right onto Lawson Road traveling at a high rate of speed.

At the Hollyville Road intersection, Ms. Hopkins failed to stop at the stop sign and her vehicle collided with a 2012 Mazda MZ3 operated by Matthew D. Revel, 26, of Millsboro. The crashed occurred shortly after 3 p.m.

Ms. Hopkins was transported initially to the Beebe Hospital and then later to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center with non-life threatening injures, Sgt. Bratz said.

Mr. Revel was treated at Beebe Hospital and released with non-life threatening injuries.

Warrants have been obtained charging Ms. Hopkins with disregarding a police officer signal, vehicular assault second degree, driving under the Influence of drugs, three counts of resisting arrest, driving while suspended/revoked, failure to remain stopped, two counts of failure to remain in travel lane, failure to stop at a stop sign and driving at unsafe speeds. She will be formally charged and arraigned when medically cleared and released from the hospital, Sgt. Bratz said.

Troopers continue to investigate this incident and any further charges will be filed at the conclusion of the investigation.

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