Two men, ages 23 and 33, were taken to Christiana Hospital in serious condition after Saturday morning's collision north of Middletown

Two men were hurt in a collision just north of Middletown Saturday morning, according to New Castle County Paramedics.

The collision happened at about 3:05 a.m., in the 4100 block of Summit Bridge Road near Summit Aviation.

County paramedics, Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown and a Delaware State Police helicopter were called to the scene of a motor vehicle crash.

Paramedics found two patients, both trapped in their vehicles, said Paramedic First Class Yvonne T. Russell.

Firefighters used specialized equipment to remove the patients.

The first patient, a 30-year-old man, suffered injuries to his leg and arm, Russell said. He was transported to Christiana Hospital by a Volunteer Hose Company ambulance, accompanied by county paramedics. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

The second patient, a 23-year-old man, suffered injuries to his face, arm, leg and pelvis, Russell said. He was treated at the scene and taken to Christiana Hospital by helicopter. The patient was in serious condition at the time of transport.

Delaware State Police are investigating cause of the collision.