Rollover Crash In Townsend Sends Teen To Trauma Center By Air

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Last evening, Monday, July 23, 2017, at approximately 5:00, New Castle County Paramedics, Townsend Fire Company and American Legion Ambulance was dispatched to the 1200 block of Dexter Corner Road for a motor vehicle crash, according to Paramedic First Class Yvonne Russell.

Russell said upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found the patient, 17-year-old male, in care of emergency medical technicians (EMT’s). The patient suffered injuries to his chest, shoulder, and back. The patient was treated on scene for his injuries and transported to Christiana Hospital via Delaware State Police helicopter. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

This crash was dispatched as a rollover crash with injuries.

Delaware State Police is investigating the crash.


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