Update: Elderly Man Critically Injured In Talleyville Rollover Thursday Morning

Officials have updated the report we brought you this morning regarding the rollover crash in Talleyville.

At approximately 5:37 am, New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS), Talleyville Fire Company, Claymont Fire Company, and Delaware State Police Aviation were dispatched to the area of Concord Pike at Naamans Road for a motor vehicle collision with rollover with one subject trapped, according to NCCEMS Assistant PIO Oliver Kocher.

Kocher said responding units arrived on scene and confirmed one patient trapped. Upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found one patient, a 70-year-old male, still
trapped in his vehicle, in the care of Talleyville Fire Company EMTs. The patient remained trapped for over 20 minutes while rescue crews worked to extricate the patient. The patient suffered
injuries to his extremities, with suspected internal injuries as well.

He was treated on scene and transported to Christiana Hospital via Talleyville Fire Company ambulance, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics. The patient was in critical condition at the
time of transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the crash.

Breaking Report

Just after 5:30, Thursday morning rescue crews from the Talleyville Fire Company responded to the Exxon at Naamans Road at Concord Pike for a rollover crash with injuries.

While en route crews were told that one person was trapped and that the vehicle may be on fire. First arriving crews confirmed that one patient was trapped and the car was not on fire.

Initial reports from the scene indicate that the vehicle may have rolled after striking a pole. The patient was eventually freed from the vehicle and transported to the trauma center in serious condition.

Power to the traffic signals was out for a short time due to the crash.

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