Update: Three Injured In New Castle Accident Friday

New Castle County Paramedics and the Wilmington Manor Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle collision at approximately 4:45 PM at the intersection of South Dupont Highway and Quigley Boulevard. Upon arrival, emergency responders found an SUV, a compact car, and a tractor trailer involved in the accident, with the compact car partially lodged under the tractor trailer.

The paramedics treated three patients at the scene. A 24-year-old female sustained a leg injury and possible internal injuries. She was transported in stable condition by an ambulance from Good Will Fire Company. A 28-year-old male, also with possible internal injuries, was transported in critical condition by an ambulance from Minquadale Fire Company. Additionally, a 22-year-old female suffered a leg injury and possible internal injuries. She was transported in critical condition by an ambulance from Wilmington Manor Fire Company.

All patients were taken to Christiana Hospital in Stanton, Delaware, under the care of New Castle County Paramedics. The Delaware State Police are currently investigating the incident.

Breaking Report

At approximately 4:43 PM, emergency crews were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving multiple patients at the intersection of S Dupont Hwy and Quigley Blvd in New Castle.

First responders arrived on the scene to find one vehicle partially lodged under a tractor-trailer and reported at least one individual trapped inside. At 4:56 PM, Wilmington Manor Command confirmed that one patient had been freed from the vehicle, while efforts to extricate a second trapped patient continued.

During the extrication process, Wilmington Manor Command requested an additional ambulance to the scene, but it’s not clear if it was utilized. At least one patient was transported to Christiana Hospital for injuries sustained in the collision. The current condition of the patient is unknown.

Initial reports suggest that the collision occurred when a vehicle stopped at the traffic light was rear-ended, causing it to be pushed into the tractor-trailer. The exact number of additional patients involved in the accident has not been confirmed at this time.

Further details will be released when they become available.