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2 Vehicle MVC with Fatality
Saturday, February 8, 2014

On Saturday, February 8 at 10:40 a.m., the Millville, Roxana, Frankford and Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Companies; Sussex County Paramedics; Delaware State Police medical helicopter Trooper 2; and Christiana Care Lifenet 2 medical helicopter were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Powell Farm and Burbage Roads. The ambulance crews and firefighters arrived to a two-vehicle accident involving a Mazda Millenia and a Dodge Caravan, which was overturned on its roof. There was a driver and passenger trapped in each vehicle. Millville Assistant Chief R.J. Kauffman appointed Fire Lieutenant Craig Temple to oversee the mechanical extrication of all occupants. As each occupant was removed from a vehicle, emergency medical personnel on the scene provided initial care before being transported to the hospital. One patient was transported to Beebe Medical Center in Lewes by Dagsboro's B-73. Two were transported to the Christiana Medical Center, one by Delaware State Police Trooper 2, and the other one by Christiana Care's Lifenet 2. The operator of the Dodge Caravan did not survive the accident. His body was turned over to the Medical Examiner at the scene. Assistant Chief R.J. Kauffman declared the scene under control at 11:26 p.m. The accident scene was turned over to the Delaware State Police for investigation. “DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS PROUDLY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY”

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