Four injured in South College Avenue crash
Four people were injured, one seriously, when two vehicles collided at the intersection of South College Avenue and Welsh Tract Road on Sunday morning.
The crash happened just before 10:30 a.m., according to Lt. Andrew Rubin, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department.
An 85-year-old man from Essex, Conn., was driving his 2015 Hyundai Sonata north on South College Avenue and attempted to turn left onto Welsh Tract Road.
The man turned into the path of a 1993 GMC pick-up truck heading south, and the truck struck the passenger side of the Hyundai, Rubin said.
An 82-year-old female passenger of the Hyundai was trapped in the car and had to be rescued by Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company firefighters. She was flown to the hospital by helicopter to be treated for serious injuries to her hip, arms and legs.
Firefighters also extricated a 17-yearold girl who was trapped in the truck. She was taken to Christiana Hospital to be treated for injuries to her head, face and abdomen.
The driver of the Hyundai and a second occupant of the truck were also taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, whose name police did not release, was cited for failure to yield on a left turn.