Bear –State Troopers said that around 4:07 p.m. today, Monday, September 12, 2016, Keith E. Pyle, 40 of Elkton, Maryland was operating a 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck northbound on Summit Bridge Road behind a school bus.
A Commercial UTZ fleet truck, operated by Steven Williams, 54 of Dover, was stopped directly in front of the bus. The Dodge Ram pickup truck struck the rear bumper of the bus with the front of the truck, according to police.
After the collision the bus continued northbound and struck the Commercial UTZ fleet truck, police said. The driver and 18 students were on board the bus. The school bus was from the Delaware First State Military Academy.
Steven Williams, 54 of Dover, was wearing his seatbelt and uninjured in the crash.
Keith E. Pyle, 40 of Elkton, Maryland, was wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured in the crash. He was ticketed for Inattentive Driving.
The intersection of Summit Bridge road and Red Lion road was impacted for approximately one hour while the crash was investigated and cleared.
Bear – Delaware State Police said that a number of students suffered very minor injuries after a truck struck a school bus near Lums Pond.
The accident occurred at around 4:20 p.m., Monday along Route 896 near Brennan Drive. Police say the bus was unloading students when it was struck by the truck. A total of 18 students from Delaware First State Academy were on the bus at the time of thh accident.
Six students suffered minor injuries, according to police.
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