Man seriously injured in fall from ladder

Bittersweet Drive in The Timbers (Photo: Google maps)
Bittersweet Drive in The Timbers (Photo: Google maps)

BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, DELAWARE (5/13/2016) A 57-year-old man was seriously injured in a fall from a ladder in Brandywine Hundred, authorities said Thursday.

The incident happened in the 2600 block of Bittersweet Drive, in The Timbers development.

The man fell about 15 feet from a roof to a second story of his home, said Sgt. Abigail E. Haas of New Castle County paramedics.

He was treated for a head injury and flown to Christiana Hospital in Stanton by Delaware State Police helicopter in serious but stable condition, Haas said.

New Castle County police are investigating.

Claymont Fire Company also responded.