Bear – This morning, at approximately 0800, New Castle County Paramedics and personnel from the Christiana Fire Company and Aetna, Hose, Hook & Ladder were dispatched to the intersection of Summit Bridge Road and Mansion House Road, for a motor vehicle accident, according to Senior Corporal David J. McKinney, Jr.
McKinney said arriving County Paramedics found a scene with multiple vehicles and multiple patients. A 38-year-old male was treated on scene for a head and hand injury. He was transported to the Emergency Department at Christiana Hospital on board an ambulance from the Christiana Fire Company with a New Castle County Paramedic accompanying. A 66-year-old female was evaluated on scene by County Paramedics for a complaint of back pain. Following assessment, she declined transport to the hospital. Another patient was transported from the scene for a complaint of minor injuries. They too were transported to the Emergency Department at Christiana Hospital on board an ambulance from Aetna, Hose, Hook & Ladder Company. Both patients were stable at the time of transport.
The Delaware State Police were on scene and are investigating the crash.
New Castle County EMS (Paramedics)
Christiana Fire Company
Aetna, Hose, Hook & Ladder Company
Delaware State Police
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Bear – Crews from area fire companies, along with New Castle County Paramedics have responded to the area of Route 896 SB and Mansion House Road for reports of multi-vehicle accident involving injuries.
Reports from the scene indicate that Trooper 4 was alerted but was canceled by medics. At least one person will be transported by ground ambulance.
One patient is being transported to trauma unit due to a head injury.
Traffic is backed up to the Lums Pond area.