Serious Accident In Stanton Sends Three To Hospital, Reports: One Occupant Fled On Foot


Stanton – This afternoon, New Castle County Paramedics and personnel from the Mill Creek and Cranston Heights Fire Companies were dispatched to the intersection of James Street and Newport Road for a motor vehicle crash, involving entrapment, according to Senior Corporal David McKinney, Jr.

McKinney said upon the arrival of New Castle County Police, it was determined there was no entrapment. A total of three patients were found on scene and transported by Emergency Medical Services. A 26-year-old female was evaluated on scene for a complaint of neck pain.

She was transported to the Trauma Center at Christiana Hospital on board and ambulance from the Mill Creek Fire Company with a New Castle County Paramedic accompanying. A 17-year-old male was evaluated on scene for a head and possible internal injuries.

He was transported to the Trauma Center at Christiana Hospital on board a second ambulance from the Mill Creek Fire Company with a New Castle County Paramedic accompanying. A 23-year-old male was evaluated for general complaints of pain. He was transported to the Emergency Department at Christiana Hospital on board a third ambulance from the Mill Creek Fire Company.

One patient was placed in an ambulance but refused service and was later observed talking to police. It’s unclear if this was one of the patients that McKinney was mention

Reports from the scene indicate that the red Jeep may have have run a stop sign causing the black car to slam into its side. A K-9 unit was reportedly called to the scene for reports that a person had fled from one of the vehicles.

All patients were stable at the time of transport. The scene was under the command of the Mill Creek Fire Company.

The New Castle County Police were on scene and are investigating the crash.

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