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Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured In Newark


Newark– Just before 10:00 last evening, Friday, March 13, rescue crews from Aetna, Hose, Hook, and Ladder along with, Troopers from the Delaware State Police responded to East Chestnut Hill Road (Route 4) in the area of the Coopers Place Apartments, near Gender Road, for reports of a pedestrian struck.

Early reports indicate that upon arrival, crews shut down the roadway and alerted Christiana Hospital that the patient was a “Trauma Code” patient. No other information regarding the patient’s injuries is available at this time.

Troopers are currently investigating the crash. Further information will released as it becomes available, according to Delaware State Police Spokesman Director of Public Information, Sergeant Richard Bratz.

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