Authorities Update Saturday’s Summit Bridge Road Motorcycle Accident


At approximately 2:00 yesterday afternoon, New Castle County Paramedics and surrounding fire companies were dispatched to the intersection of Summit Bridge Road and Madelyn Drive for a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, according to Paramedic First Class Yvonne Russell.

Russell said upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found one patient, 61-year-old-male, and operator of the motorcycle, who was separated from his motorcycle. The patient suffered injuries to his head and shoulder. The patient was treated on scene and transported to Christiana Hospital via Christiana Fire Company ambulance accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics. He was in stable condition at the time of transport.


Reports from the scene indicate that the rider laid his bike down to avoid slamming into a vehicle in front of him. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Two other people were evaluated at the scene but refused service.

Delaware State Police is investigating the crash.

Breaking Report

Bear – Rescue crews have responded to Summit Bridge Road just south of Porter Road for reports of a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

Crews from the Christiana Fire Company, along with crews from Aetna, Hose, Hook. and Ladder, New Castle County Paramedics, Delaware State Police, and Trooper 4 are on scene or en route.

Update: Trooper 4 has been recalled.

Crews are reporting that three patients are injured.

One of the patients is en route to Christiana Hospital.

Update: The two remaining patients have refused transport to the hospital.


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