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According to Longwood Fire Company, Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 the company was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident with a tractor trailer overturned at Ponds Edge Drive and Baltimore Pike in Pennsbury Township, in the Chadds Ford area. The Fire Chief observed one person who was trapped in the tractor trailer.Emergency responders worked to extricate that person by removing the roof and steering wheel. EMS units then transported two patients to local trauma centers. That accident closed Route 1 in both directions between Brintons Bridge Road and Hickory Hill Road. Fire and police personnel assisted with traffic control during the incident. All units were clear of the scene by 7:30 p.m.