Three Young People in Critical Condition After Saturday Morning Crash

New Castle County EMS Assistant PIO Oliver Kocher has released details regarding the motor vehicle collision that occurred in Townsend this morning.

According to Kocher, at approximately 4:05 AM, units from New Castle County Paramedics, Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, Townsend Fire Company, and Odessa Fire Company responded to Union Church Road near Blackbird Landing Road for a crash with multiple people reported injured.

Upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found three patients who were already being attended to by fire department EMTs. The details of the patients are as follows:

21-year-old male patient: He was trapped in the vehicle for several minutes before being extricated. The patient sustained injuries to the chest, abdomen, and extremities. He received on-site treatment from New Castle County Paramedics and was transported in critical condition to Christiana Hospital by an ambulance from the Volunteer Hose Company, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics.

16-year-old female patient: She suffered lower extremity injuries, was treated on the scene by New Castle County Paramedics, and then transported to Christiana Hospital in critical condition. She was also transported by an ambulance from the Volunteer Hose Company with New Castle County Paramedics.

20-year-old female patient: This patient, suspected of being ejected from the vehicle, suffered head and internal injuries. She was treated on-site by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to Christiana Hospital in critical condition via an ambulance from the Odessa Fire Company, accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics. This patient was partially trapped under the vehicle according to initial reports.

The Delaware State Police are investigating the incident crash

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