71-Year-Old Woman Trapped After Crash

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Claymont – At approximately 7:30 a.m. this evening New Castle County Paramedics (NCCP), Claymont, Talleyville and Minquadale Fire Companies were dispatched to the intersection of Philadelphia Pike and Harvey Road for a motor vehicle crash with a report of an entrapment, according to NCCP Spokesman Paramedic First Class Yvonne Russell.

Upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics noted two patients. The first patient, 50-year-old male, suffered head and leg injuries. The patient was found in care of emergency medical technicians (EMT’s). The patient was transported via Claymont Fire Company ambulance to Christiana Hospital. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport. The patient was accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics.

The second patient, 71-year-old female, suffered a neck injury, after being confined to her vehicle for about 15 minutes. The patient was successfully extricated by fire personnel. The patient was transported via Talleyville Fire Company ambulance to the Christiana Hospital. The patient was in stable condition at the time of transport. The patient was accompanied by emergency medical technicians (EMT’s) from Tallyeville Fire Company.

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