Driver Trapped In Route 1 Crash Airlifted To Trauma Center

On Thursday at approximately 3:43 pm, New Castle County Paramedics(NCCEMS), Townsend Fire Company, Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, Odessa Fire Company, and Delaware State Police Aviation were dispatched to the area of N. DuPont Parkway at Drawyer Creek for a motor vehicle accident with rollover, according to NCCEMS Assistant PIO Oliver Kocher. Responding units advised of 1 person trapped.

Kocher said upon arrival as the first unit on-scene, New Castle County Paramedics found one patient, a 20-year-old male, trapped in a pickup truck. The patient suffered injuries to his head and extremities and remained trapped for approximately 20 minutes while rescue crews worked to free him. The patient was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and was transported to Christiana Hospital via Delaware State Police Aviation Helicopter. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the incident.

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