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Delaware State Police
Wednesday May 4th, 2011 :: 03:35 p.m. EDT


Students Suffer Minor Injuries in Morning Bus Crash

Canterbury Road Between Barratts Chapel and Andrews Lake Roads Felton, De


Operator(s) and Vehicle Information:
Melinda Church-29 Felton, De
2008 Yellow School Bus (Lake Forest School District)

Louis Williams-36 Harrington, De
1992 Ford Ranger Pickup

Resume: Delaware State Police Wednesday May 4, 2011 investigated a school bus crash that resulted in 12 students being sent to the hospital.

The crash occurred on Canterbury Road between Andrews Lake and Barratts Chapel Roads Felton Delaware around 7:46 am. The crash involved a Felton School District bus carrying 9 thru 11 year old students and a 1992 Ford Ranger Pickup truck.

The investigation revealed the school bus, driven by Melinda Church-29 of Felton, was stopped on Canterbury Road with its red lights on when the Ford Ranger crashed into its rear. The Ford Ranger was being operated by Louis Williams-36 of Harrington Delaware.

Delaware State Police
1575 McKee Rd
Dover, DE 19904

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-739-5996

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