Man Crushed By His Own Car While Changing A Tire


New Castle – At approximately 4:45 yesterday afternoon New Castle County Paramedics and Minquas Fire Company were dispatched to the area of Interstate 95 Northbound near the Sandbox for an injured person, according to Paramedic First Class Yvonne Russell.

Russell said upon New Castle County Paramedics arrival the patient, 34-year-old male was found trapped under his vehicle. The patient was in the process of changing his tire. Personnel from Minquas Fire Company were able to free the patient from underneath the vehicle within minutes. The patient suffered injuries to his chest. The patient was transported to Christiana Hospital via Minquas Fire Company ambulance accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics. The patient was in stable condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the incident.