Lifeguard Injured in Dewey Beach Competition; Flown to Trauma Center

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A North Shores lifeguard was seriously injured Monday night during the lifeguard competition in Dewey Beach. The accident occurred as he was making an entry for the surf-dash event around 6:35 p.m. The 21-year-old struck his head and suffered a suspected spinal injury. He was taken by ambulance from Dagsworthy Street to the Rehoboth Elementary…

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Five Mariners Medevacked from Motor Vessel Near Bethany Beach

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The Coast Guard medevacked five individuals from a motor vessel about 11 miles east of the Indian River Bay. Officials say that on Christmas afternoon, Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders received notification that five mariners aboard the motor vessel Reggeborg had experienced possible carbon monoxide poisoning and required medical assistance. A Station Indian River 47-foot…

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Two-Vehicle Accident in Felton Area

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A two-vehicle accident has occurred in Felton in the area of Plymouth Road and South Dupont Highway. Injuries are being reported with a MEDEVAC request. WGMD will have more information as it becomes available. 

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Crew Member Medevaced from Cruise Ship in Chesapeake Bay

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Maryland State Police Aviation responded to a medical emergency on Royal Caribbean’s ‘Enchantment of the Seas’ – a cruise ship that was in the Chesapeake Bay near Kent Island Friday night. A trooper/rescue technician from Trooper 6 examined the patient, who is a crew member, on the deck of the ship, then the patient was…

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Triple Stabbing with Double Medevac in Ocean City

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Three men were stabbed just before midnight Monday in the area of Wicomico Street and the boardwalk. One was taken by ambulance to a trauma center and the other two were flown by helicopters. Delaware State Police Trooper 2 and Maryland State Police Trooper 4 flew them from the Coast Guard station. All three men…

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Update: Girl Critically Injured in Millsboro Boat Accident

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  One girl was critically injured and at least one other child was injured last night during a boating accident that involved a boat pulling children on tubes.  The boat eventually struck a dock in the Millsboro area.   It was reported around 5:15 p.m. at the end of Warwick Road which is off the…

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UPDATED: Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Rehoboth Avenue Crash

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UPDATED – 7/11/21 8:20am – A Millsboro man has been charged with vehicular assault and other offenses after he struck a bicyclist on Rehoboth Avenue-extended Saturday afternoon. Delaware State Police say a 20 year old Rehoboth woman was riding on the westbound shoulder when 46 year old Derek White failed to stay in his traffic…

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Girl with Bike Critically Injured on Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach

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Updated story, news release from Delaware State Police: Delaware State Police continue to investigate a collision between a vehicle and two juveniles on bicycles that occurred Tuesday night in Dewey Beach. On July 6, 2021, at approximately 9:43 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to Coastal Highway southbound in the area of St. Louis Street for…

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Swimmer Injured in Rehoboth

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Teen and man critically injured in other incidents in Bethany and Fenwick This summer has been good so far with a low number of surf injuries in Rehoboth Beach. One of the few people taken to a hospital this past holiday weekend from the beach in Rehoboth was this 26-year-old man who dislocated or broke…

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Triple Stabbing in Ocean City with Double Flyout

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Update: Ocean City Police Tweeted this message Friday morning: This is still an active investigation. OCPD has two suspects in custody. There are no outstanding suspects in this case. We will have more information this afternoon. __________ Ocean City police are on the scene of an incident that has left three people with serious stab…

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Md. Medevac Services Saved From Budget Cuts

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Maryland will keep all of its State Police Aviation Command bases open, after considering closing one base due to budget reductions that were approved by the Board of Public Works. Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III say negotiations with state budget officials ensured that funding would be available. “For…

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Fisherman Accidentally Impaled by Spear on Boat off Ocean City Coast

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A fisherman is in critical condition tonight after he was shot in the head and impaled by a spear fired by a speargun. Petty Officer 3rd-Class Shannon Kearney, Coast Guard spokeswoman, says the accident happened on board a 25-foot cabin cruiser about 35 nautical miles off the Ocean City coast and was reported just before…

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USCG Medevacs Injured Man from Boat off Fenwick Island

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A man with a back injury was medevaced from a pleasure boat about 8 miles off the coast of Fenwick Island on Wednesday.  Someone from the boat called the US Coast Guard just after 7am and a Motor Life Boat from Station Indian River was launched.  The man was taken to Beebe Medical Center in…

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