Five Seriously Injured In Newark Crash Monday

At approximately 4:02 p.m. the New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS) along with Aetna Hose Hook and Fire Company, were dispatched to the area of Old Baltimore Pike and Dixie Line Road for the report of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment, according to NCCEMS PIO S/Sergeant Abigail Haas.

Haas said fire department personnel arrived on scene to find a three-vehicle motor vehicle collision with two subjects trapped in the same vehicle.  Five total patients were treated and transported to the hospital as a result of this collision.

Their status’ are as follows:
An approximately 39-year-old female passenger of a sedan was found trapped in the vehicle which she was riding. She was extricated from the vehicle by fire department personnel in approximately 10minutes. The woman was treated on scene by the New Castle County Paramedics for head, possible internal, and extremity injuries. She was transported to the Christiana Hospital, in Stanton, in critical condition.

A 28-year-old male driver of a sedan was found trapped in his vehicle requiring extrication. He was extricated from the vehicle by fire department personnel in approximately 20 minutes. The patient was treated on scene by the New Castle County Paramedics for possible head and internal injuries and was transported to the Christiana Hospital in serious condition.

A 53-year-old female passenger of a second vehicle was treated on scene by the New Castle County Paramedics for extremity injuries and abrasions. She was transported to the Christiana Hospital in serious, but stable condition.

The female driver of the second vehicle was treated on scene by a Cecil County EMS unit and was transported to the Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

A 63-year-old male driver of a third vehicle was treated on scene by the New Castle County Paramedics for facial injuries. He was transported to the Christiana Hospital, in stable condition.

State Police issued a statement saying that Old Baltimore Pike at Dixie Line Road closed for an accident. Travelers should seek alternate routes of travel.

 

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