Rollover Crash In Middletown Sends Two To Hospital

Just after 4:00, Tuesday afternoon the New Castle County Paramedics along with the Odessa Fire Company, Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, and Delaware State Police Aviation Section’s Trooper 4 were dispatched to Middletown-Odessa Road at State Route 1 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle that had overturned with multiple patients.


Units arrived on scene to find a two-vehicle collision with one vehicle on its side and four total patients. A 44-year-old female and a 15-year-old female were both trapped inside the vehicle that was on its side.

Both patients were extricated by fire department personnel in sixteen minutes using extrication tools to gain access and stabilize the vehicle. The 44-year-old female and 25-year-old female were both treated by paramedics for head, neck, and spinal injuries. Both were transported to Christiana Hospital in stable condition by ambulances said Senior Sergeant Abigail Haas

Two additional patients received minor injuries with both refusing transport or further medical treatment. Delaware State Police are investigating the incident.

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