Four Hospitalized After Tuesday Morning Crash Near Newport

At approximately 7:30 a.m., New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS), Minquas Fire Company of Newport, Five Points Fire Company, Elsmere Fire Company, and Mill Creek Fire Company were dispatched to the intersection of East Newport Pike and Larch Avenue for reports of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment, according to NCCEMS Assistant PIO Emily Mallon.

Mallon said upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found a total of 4 patients.

• A 21-year-old male was treated for possible internal injuries and injuries to his upper extremities. He was transported to Christiana Hospital via Five Points Fire Company ambulance, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics, in stable condition.
• A 30-year-old male was treated for injuries to his lower extremities and possible internal injuries. He was transported to Christiana Hospital via Minquas Fire Company ambulance, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics, in stable condition.
• A 43-year-old male was trapped in the vehicle for approximately 15 minutes and had to be extricated by fire department personnel. He was treated for chest and abdominal injuries. He was transported to Christiana Hospital via Elsmere Fire Company ambulance, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics, in stable condition.
• A fourth patient was treated and transported to Christiana Hospital via Mill Creek Fire Company ambulance with minor injuries.

Delaware State Police is investigating the crash.

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