Reports: School Bus Crash Sends Seven To AI DuPont

New Castle – Rescue crews from Holloway Terrace, Wilmington Manor and surrounding agencies have responded to the intersection of Memorial Drive and New Castle Avenue (Route 9) for reports of a crash involving a bus and a car.

Witnesses near the scene confirm that a school bus and a small car are involved. Reports from the scene indicate that at least seven patients have been transported to AI DuPont with minor injuries.

Route 9 is closed at Memorial Drive. Avoid the area.

Delaware State Police released the following statement just after 9:00 am.

New Castle- Delaware State Police are currently on scene of a motor vehicle crash involving a school bus which occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. on Thursday October 12, 2017, at the intersection of New Castle Ave. (DE 9) and Memorial Dr., New Castle.

Minor injuries have been reported and the southbound lanes of New Castle Ave. are closed at this time.

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