Stanton – Just after 6:00 this morning rescue crews from the Mill Creek Fire Company along with New Castle County Medics responded to Route 7 NB at Stanton-Christiana Road for a vehicle accident with multiple injuries reported.
Upon their arrival crews ordered the road closed and confirmed that one patient had succumbed to their injuries.
An additional patient was also being evaluated.
As a result of the crash Route 7 is closed in both directions in the area of Route 4. All NB traffic is being diverted onto Route 4.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel. The road closure is anticipated to be lengthy with no estimated time for a re-opening.