Happening Now: Crash Shuts Down Kirkwood Highway Near Elsmere, Helo On The Ground

Elsmere – Rescue crews and HAZMAT Teams have responded to Kirkwood Highway just west of the Wilmington VA Hospital for an accident involving an van and a dump truck.

Early reports indicate that at least one patient is trapped.

Trooper 4 has also responded and has landed in the PNC parking lot nearby.

Kirkwood Highway has been shut down.

Expect extended delays.

Update: Driver freed from the vehicle after 25 minutes. Will be transported by air with serious injuries to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center.


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