Authorities Update This Morning’s Motorcycle Crash On Route 1

Odessa – This morning, at approximately 0940 hours, New Castle County Paramedics and personnel from the Port Penn and Odessa Fire Companies were dispatched to the area of Route 1 Southbound and Drawyers Creek, for a motorcycle crash, according to Senior Corporal David J. McKinney, Jr.

McKinney said arriving County Paramedics found a male in his 50’s, which was separated from his bike during the crash. .Although the patient was wearing a helmet; he was treated on scene for injuries to the head and back. He was flown to the Emergency Department at Christiana Hospital on board Trooper 4, with a New Castle County Paramedic accompanying. The patient was reported to be stable at the time of the crash.

The Delaware State Police were on scene and are investigating the crash.

Responding Agencies:
New Castle County EMS (Paramedics)
Odessa Fire Company
Port Penn Fire Company
Delaware State Police

Original Breaking Story

Odessa – Firefighters from the Odessa Fire Company, along with Delaware State Troopers have responded to Route 1 SB in the area of Dwayer Creek for a crash involving a motorcycle.

Trooper 4 has been requested and will land on the highway.

Crews have closed the road to allow Trooper 4 to land.

Update: 10:08 am Trooper 4 has arrived with patient at the hospital – Crews are preparing to reopen the road.

Developing.

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