At approximately 9:45 a.m. the New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS), Christiana Fire Company and Minquas Fire Company of Newport were dispatched to Interstate 95 northbound in the area of the State Route 1 overpass for a report of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment, according to NCCEMS Senior Sergeant Abigail Haas.
Haas said units arrived on scene to find a four-door sedan that had struck a stationary barrier trapping the driver inside the vehicle. The driver was extricated in approximately fifteen minutes by fire department personnel. The 75-year-old male driver of the vehicle was treated by paramedics for possible head and internal injuries and was transported to Christiana Hospital on board a Minquas Fire Company ambulance in critical condition.
The 82-year-old female passenger of the vehicle was treated by paramedics for facial and chest trauma and was transported to Christiana Hospital on board a Christiana Fire Company ambulance in serious condition.
Delaware State Police are investigating the incident.