Thursday June, 22 2023 @ 09:54
Nature: Vehicle Accident
Location: 31029 Phillips Branch Rd Millsboro, DE 19966
On Thursday morning, June 22nd, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a vehicle accident on Phillips Branch Road. It was reported to be a single vehicle accident with one occupant desiring evaluation.
Emergency response units from Indian River included Rescue 80 from the Oak Orchard facility and Engine #80-1 from the Long Neck facility as well as the Delaware State Fire Police. Additional emergency alerts included the Mid Sussex Rescue Squad.
Emergency response crew assignments included vehicle stabilization, fluid and debris recovery, traffic control and overall incident mitigation.
It appears that a black Toyota Camry was traveling on Phillips Branch Road and did not successfully navigate the curve, losing control, and striking a tree before coming to rest in the roadway. The occupant desired to be evaluated by responding EMS first responders.
The Delaware State Fire Police coordinated the traffic control assignment for the duration of the incident.
The Delaware State Police are investigating.