Delaware County Teen Burned in Propane Tank Explosion
A Delaware County teen is being treated for burns after crashing a minivan into a 1,000 gallon propane tank behind the American Legion in Delhi shortly before 8:30 p.m. May 13.
Police say 19 year old Joseph Mueller was taken to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse with serious injuries after initially being taken to O’Connor Hospital in Delhi following the explosion and fire.
Three storage sheds were destroyed and a pavilion at the American Legion was damaged but the main building was not damaged. No one in the building, where Wednesday night bingo was being held, was hurt.
The crash is under investigation.