Reports: Two Accidents Involving Police Vehicles Wednesday Night, At least Three Hospitalized

Just after 8:45, Wednesday evening rescue crews from the Delaware City and Christiana Fire Companies along with New Castle County Paramedics were dispatched to the area of Wrangle Hill Road and Red Lion Road for reports of an accident with injuries.

Early reports indicate that an officer was involved in an accident with another vehicle at that location. Readers report that a Delaware State Police patrol vehicle was involved in the accident. The driver of the other vehicle refused transport to the hospital. It’s not clear if the officer was injured or transported.

Later on Wednesday, at 10:44, rescue crews from the Citizen Hose Company of Smyrna along with Kent County Medics and American Legion Ambulance 64 responded to the intersection of N. Dupont Blvd and E Mount Vernon Street for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

This accident involved two vehicles with both drivers trapped. One of the vehicles was a Smyrna Police patrol vehicle the other was a pickup truck. Both drivers were extricated shortly after the arrival of emergency services. Both drivers along with a third patient, a passenger in one of the vehicles, were transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Both intersections were closed for a lengthy period of time as police investigated.

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