Christiana, DE (September 28, 2022) – A woman in Christiana was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday, September 28th. The crash was reported at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Route 40 near the area of Wellington Drive.
The Christiana Fire Company, along with New Castle County Paramedics and the Delaware State Police all responded to the scene. According to an initial report, a woman was driving a minivan on Route 40 when her vehicle collided with a delivery truck. The driver of the van became trapped inside and had to be extricated by rescue workers. Following the extrication, the woman was rushed to Christiana Hospital where she was admitted with serious injuries. The woman’s identity has not been revealed at this time and there is no further update on her condition. The driver of the delivery truck was not hurt.
The road was closed for several hours while an investigation was conducted. During this time, motorists were asked to avoid the scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible. It is unclear if any charges will be filed.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this Christiana car accident. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Delaware
Car accidents are reported on Delaware’s roadways several times every day. Crashes do not always result in injuries to victims but they do in many cases. Some common injuries that happen because of Delaware car accidents are broken bones, soft tissue injuries, head trauma, neck and back injuries, and muscle injuries. The effects of a crash may continue to affect victims for many weeks, months, or even years after the accident.
Not all car accident injuries will be obvious right away. In some cases, the injuries may not cause pain for several days following the collision. It is very important for victims to go to the doctor right after an accident occurs in order to ensure that they receive proper and appropriate medical care to avoid injuries becoming worse in the meantime.
Following an accident, it is also important to have the help of a skilled and experienced attorney by your side. Too many accident victims allow the insurance company to extend an unfair offer and settle their case quickly just to be done. While the insurance adjuster may seem as though they are on your side, their goal is to settle the case as quickly and cheaply as possible. In order to obtain the full value of your claims, you should seek the help of a lawyer as soon as possible.
Here at Murphy & Landon, we help innocent accident victims who have been hurt by the negligence of others. We fight hard to make sure that our clients get the compensation that they deserve. We always offer free consultations to all potential clients. To schedule your time to speak with a compassionate car accident lawyer in Christiana, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
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