Man hospitalized after tractor-trailer, car collide

STANTON, Del. - November 13, 2011

Reports say a vehicle rear-ended a tractor trailer on the northbound lanes of Route 7 at Main Street in Stanton.

The 21-year-old male driver was trapped inside his vehicle.

A passing volunteer firefighter stopped at the scene and noticed the man was unconscious.

The firefighter gave the trapped driver mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Rescue crews arrived and freed the 21-year-old from the vehicle. He was transported to Christiana Hospital.

Delaware State Police are investigating.

The crash resulted in the closure of northbound Route 7.

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