DART Bus Crash in New Castle

Aug 28, 2012

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say more than a dozen people were taken to hospitals after a van struck the back of a DART bus while it was stopped in New Castle.

Police say passengers were entering and exiting the bus on the right shoulder of New Castle Avenue southbound, at Ryan Avenue, when the accident happened about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Authorities say 15 people were taken to hospitals for treatment of minor injuries or an evaluation.

The driver of the van was cited for inattentive driving.

The roadway was closed for about 1  1/2 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.