A quick-moving thunderstorm rumbled through parts of northern New Castle County around lunchtime, wreaking havoc for some.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning in northern Delaware, shortly after 11 a.m. The NWS warned residents of damage to roofs, siding and trees.
Shortly thereafter, at 11:30, New Castle County Paramedics were dispatched to the area of Thompson Station Road and Brandywine Creek Road for a serious car accident.
The 32-year-old female driver was trapped inside her car after a large tree fell on top of it. The driver was taken to Christiana Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
And this wasn’t the only car accident in the area.
First responders were also dispatched to the 3800 block of Thompson Bridge Road where they encountered multiple, similar accidents.
Strong winds also brought down a large tree in Fairfax, a neighborhood in North Wilmington. Fortunately, no one was hurt and no homes were damaged. Delaware Dept. of Transportation crews responded immediately to remove the tree from the roadway.