Police: 19-Year-Old Driver Trapped After Hitting School Bus, Alcohol A Factor

Five Points – New Castle County Police are investigating a crash that occurred on Boxwood Road earlier this morning, according to authorities.

Officials said today, November 3 at 6:45 a.m., patrol units were dispatched to Boxwood Rd at the intersection of Ahlers Blvd for a motor vehicle crash. Officers said that they learned that a maroon Mazda, driven by a 19-year-old female, had crashed in to a school bus that was stopped along the side of Boxwood Rd. The bus was occupied by a 47-year-old male driver.

The driver of the school bus was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The female driver of the Mazda was taken to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. It has been determined that alcohol was a factor in this accident, according to police.

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Five Points – Rescue crews have responded to the intersection of Boxwood Road and N. Augustine Street (Near the old GM plant) for reports of accidents with entrapment.

Responding crews found a vehicle that has run into the back of school bus trapping the patient inside.

Reports from the scene indicate that the patient has been removed from the car and has been transported with undetermined injuries.

It doesn’t appear that there were any students on the bus at the  time of the crash. No reports of injury to the bus driver at this time.

Boxwood Road remained closed between Centerville and the Conrad Schools of Science as police investigated. Road open now.