Just In: Multiple Injuries Reported In Centerville Road Accident

At around 10:15 Friday morning rescue crews from several area fire companies, New Castle County Paramedics, and Trooper 4 along with Delaware State Police responded to the 1100 block of Centerville Road in Wilmington.

First responders were dispatched to the area for reports of a serious crash with multiple people trapped. Arriving crews worked for several minutes before they were able to free one of the trapped patients. That patient was transported in serious condition to the trauma center.

A second patient was transported minutes later with unknown injuries. Just before 11:00, a third patient was freed from a vehicle and transported in serious condition.

Centerville Road is currently closed for what is expected to be a lengthy investigation.

Update 11:20 – DSP issued the following statement.

“Delaware State Police are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:19 a.m. this morning, October 29, 2021, on Centerville Road north of Boxwood Road

As a result of the crash, Centerville Road is closed with emergency response vehicles on scene. 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.”

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