Pedestrian Seriously Injured in New Castle Crash on Route 13 New Castle, Delaware, (July 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was seriously Injured Friday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in New Castle, Delaware. The accident took place at about 1:11 p.m. on the southbound side of Route 13 also known as S. DuPont Highway, near Route 40. According to the report, a pedestrian sustained major injuries in the crash. The identity of the victim was not immediately available. Information regarding the manner in which the crash occurred was not immediately available. The cause of the crash remained under investigation.