Woman Trapped After Crashing In White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek – At approximately 3:00 this afternoon New Castle County Paramedics, Cranston Heights, Hockessin and Mill Creek Fire Companies were dispatched to the intersection of Thompson Station Road and Pleasant Hill Road for a motor vehicle crash with a report of an entrapment, according to Paramedic First Class Yvonne T. Russell.

Russell said upon arrival New Castle County Paramedics found the patient, 37-year-old female, confined to her vehicle. After 20 minutes responding fire personnel were able to remove the patient from her vehicle. The patient suffered injuries to her head and pelvic area. The patient was transported to Christiana Hospital via Hockessin Fire Company ambulance. The patient was in stable condition at the time of transport.

New Castle County Police Department is investigating the crash.

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White Clay Creek – Rescue crews from Hockessin, Cranston Heights, and Mill Creek Fire Companies, along with New Castle County Police and Paramedics have responded to the intersection of Hopkins Road and Thompson Station Road for reports of a crash with a person trapped.

Upon arrival crews have found a sedan with one patient trapped. Indications are that the vehicle struck a utility pole before landing down an embankment near the woods.

Trooper 4 is believed to be the first to respond to the scene, landing near the crash in an open field.

Traffic is being diverted as County Police investigate the scene. Avoid the area of Hopkins Road and Thompson Station Road.

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