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Crash On Delaware Memorial Bridge Leaves Man Trapped

New Castle – On Saturday at approximately 8:40 a.m., New Castle County Paramedics along with Holloway Terrace Fire Company and Deepwater Fire Company, Salem, New Jersey,  were

Deepwater Fire Company File
Deepwater Fire Company File

dispatched to I-295 Eastbound on the Delaware Memorial Bridge for a motor vehicle crash, according to New Castle County Paramedic Spokeswoman Yvonne T. Russell.

Russell said that when County Paramedics arrived they found a 63-year-old man trapped in his vehicle. It took firefighters approximately 40 minutes to free the patient the man who was suffering injuries to his head, right arm, right leg, and left hand, according to Russell.

Hollaway Fire Company Ambulance
Hollaway Fire Company Ambulance

Once firefighters freed the man he was transported with County Paramedics to the Christiana Hospital via an ambulance from the Holloway Terrace Fire Company. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

The Delaware River and Bay Authority Police were on scene and are investigating the crash.


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