Six Injured In I-95 Bus Accident In Newport

New Castle – Delaware State Police are currently investigating a three vehicle crash which has injured six people that occurred late this afternoon near New Castle, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

dart-bus-accidentHale said that the initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred at approximately 5:50 p.m. on I-95 southbound just south of DE Rt. 141, New Castle, and involves two passenger vehicles and a DART bus. Reports from the scene indicate that two people were trapped before being extracted and transported to the hospital.

As a result of the crash, six people have been injured and have been transported to local hospitals. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

The southbound lanes of I-95 south of Rt. 141 have been closed to traffic and commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel.

The investigation into this crash is in its early stages.