Happening Now – Authorities Update 11-Year-Old-Child Involved In ATV Crash

Trooper 4 File

Townsend – At approximately 8:05 pm last evening, New Castle County Paramedics, Kent County Paramedics, Townsend Fire Company and Delaware State Police helicopter were dispatched to the 700 block of Blackbird Station Road for a motor vehicle crash involving an all-terrain vehicle, according to New Castle County Paramedics Spokeswoman Yvonne Russell.

Russell said upon arrival New Castle and Kent County Paramedics found the patient, 11-year-old female, had suffered injuries to her head, back and wrist. New Castle and Kent County Paramedics and began treatment of injuries. The patient was transported to Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children via Delaware State Police helicopter. The patient was in stable condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the crash.

Original Breaking Report

Update – 8:57 patient has arrived at AI duPont.

Update – 11-year-old child riding an ATV with no helmet struck a barrel at a high rate of speed. Medics are transporting patient to Trooper 4 for medivac to AI duPont.

Update: Ground crews are communicating with Trooper 4 to find a LZ (Landing Zone)

Townsend – Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) is headed to a traffic collision involving a ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) south of Townsend.

Reports from the scene indicate that a small child has crashed a four wheeler and is injured

Rescue crews from Townsend are headed to the 700 block of Blackbird Station Road.

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