Rider In Serious Condition After Route 1 Motorcycle Crash

On Thursday at approximately 4:52 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 Route 1 just north of Odessa for a motorcycle accident, according to NCCEMS Assistant PIO Oliver Kocher. Responding units advised of a motorcycle down in a ditch.

Kocher said upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found one patient, a 32-year-old male, in the care of Odessa Fire Company rescue personnel. The patient suffered injuries to his pelvic area and lower extremities, with significant road rash. He was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and was transported to Christiana Hospital via Delaware State Police Aviation Helicopter, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the incident.

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