Two Passengers, 25, 3 Critically Injured After Car Slams Into Tree, Driver Stable

New Castle County Police are investigating a crash that left two critically injured late Wednesday.

At approximately 10:33 p.m., the New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS) and Christiana Fire Company were dispatched to the area of Rivers End Drive and Smalleys Dam Road, in the Woodland Trails Neighborhood, for the report of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment, according to NCCEMS S/Sergeant Abigail Haas.

Haas said fire department units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle had struck a tree off the roadway, trapping the front seat passenger. Three total patients resulted from the incident.

A 25-year-old female front seat passenger of the sedan was found to be trapped in the wreckage upon the arrival of fire department personnel. Fire crews worked for just over 10 minutes to free her from the vehicle. The woman was treated by the New Castle County Paramedics for extremity and possible internal injuries. She was transported to the Christiana Hospital in critical condition.

A 3-year-old female rear passenger of the vehicle was treated by the Paramedics for a head and extremity injuries. She was transported to the Nemours Hospital for Children, in Rockland, aboard Delaware State Police Helicopter, in critical condition.

An approximately 30-year-old male driver of the vehicle was transported to the Christiana Hospital by basic life support ambulance for evaluation. He was in stable condition at the time of transport.

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