Driver in serious condition after head-on crash in Pike Creek

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Driver in serious condition after crash in Pike Creek
At least one person was injured after a head-on crash on Route 7 in Pike Creek Tuesday morning.

PIKE CREEK, Del. (WPVI) -- A driver was seriously injured after a head-on crash on Route 7 in Pike Creek, Delaware, Tuesday morning.

Police said one of the vehicles crossed over a line and crashed into an oncoming vehicle.

First responders from Mill Creek Fire Company, Cranston Heights Fire Company and the New Castle County Paramedics responded to the crash near Limestone Road and Ascension Drive just after 7:20 a.m.

A 21-year-old man inside a convertible was trapped in his vehicle for roughly 20 minutes before he was freed. He was treated at the scene for extremity injuries before being taken to Christiana Hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the other vehicle, an SUV, declined transportation to the hospital.

The southbound side of Rt. 7 was temporarily closed while Delaware State Police investigate but has since been reopened.

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