Three Injured In Townsend Accident Monday Night

At approximately 6:38 p.m. the New Castle County Paramedics (NCCEMS), Townsend Fire Company, Delaware State Police Aviation Section (Trooper 4) and ambulances from Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown and Odessa Fire Company responded to the 5900 block of Summit Bridge Road in Townsend for a motor vehicle collision with entrapment.

NCCEMS Senior Sergeant Abigail Haas said initial units arrived on scene to find a two-vehicle collision involving two sedans with one into a wooded area. The driver of the vehicle in the woods, a 28-year-old male, had self-extricated from the vehicle, however, his 34-year-old female passenger was trapped in the front passenger seat.

Firefighters from Townsend Fire Company extricated the passenger in approximately 15 minutes. The 28-year-old male driver was transported by Volunteer Hose Company ambulance with minor injuries. The
The 34-year-old female passenger was transported by Townsend Fire Company ambulance with paramedics on board in serious condition with extremity and possible internal injuries. Both patients were transported to Christiana Hospital.

The driver of a second vehicle, a 68-year-old male, received minor injuries and refused transport.

Delaware State Police is investigating the incident.

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