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Two Die In Fiery Crash Overnight Near Delaware City

New Castle – Just after 11:15 Monday night, June 1, 2020, rescue crews from the Delaware City Fire Company along with New Castle County Paramedics, New Castle County Police and Delaware State Police Aviation’s Trooper 4 were dispatched to the intersection of River Road and Wrangle Hill Road for a motor vehicle accident involving multiple patients and a vehicle on fire.

First arriving crews reported that two patients were trapped in the vehicle.

Shortly after arrival, Command reported that both patients had succumbed to their injuries.

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Several roads in the area were closed while investigators with the New Castle County Police (NCCPD) Traffic Services Unit investigated the crash.

We’re expecting NCCPD to update this story later today.

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