Woman Airlifter After Being Trapped In Route 40 Crash

Just before 10:30, Wednesday morning rescue crews from the Christiana Fire Company, Aetna Hose, Hook, and, Ladder, New Castle County Paramedics, along with Delaware State Police and Trooper 4 were dispatched to Route 40 at Wellington Drive in Bear for reports of an injury accident with entrapment.

While en route to the scene crews learned that a minivan had struck a delivery vehicle and the van driver was trapped.

Upon arrival, crews confirmed that the female driver was trapped and began working to free her. Crews worked for approximately thirty minutes, finally freeing her at around 11:00. The woman was transported via Trooper 4 to Christiana Hospital with serious injuries

The crash closed the roadway while crews worked to free the woman.

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