Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck In Newark

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Newark – Just before 8:30 Tuesday evening, rescue crews from emergency personnel from Aetna Hook, Hose and Ladder Company, New Castle County Paramedics, and Delaware State Police Aviation responded to reports of a pedestrian struck on South College Avenue in the area of Norman Drive (near the ShopRite).

When crews arrived on scene, they found a 19-year-old male requiring advanced life support care, according to Paramedic Senior Corporal Ruoy Koontz. The patient, who was was awake and alert, was treated for a suspected neck injury on scene and later transported to Christiana Care Emergency Room via Aetna Hook, Hose and Ladder Company ambulance. He was in stable condition during transport.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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