Blades: No students injured as Seaford school bus collides with Trailblazer

BLADES – The driver of a vehicle sustained minor injuries and all occupants of a Seaford school bus were not injured in a collision Wednesday morning in Blades.

The drivers of both vehicles were ticketed following Delaware State Police investigation of the crash that occurred at 8:28 a.m., state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

Investigation determined Gabrieala Rojas-Herrara, 42, of Blades, was operating a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer northbound on South Market Street (U.S. Alternate 13).

Alice S. Collick, 59, of Laurel, was operating 2004 International school bus westbound on 8th Street and stopped before making a right hand turn onto South Market Street. Investigation revealed the bus pulled into the path of the Trailblazer and struck the rear right passenger door and rear fender with its front left bumper.

The bus driver and 18 students on the bus were uninjured, Sgt. Bratz said.

Ms. Rojas-Herrera was transported by EMS to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Ms. Rojas-Herrera was ticketed for driving while suspended, said Sgt. Bratz.

State police ticketed Ms. Collick for failure to remain stopped, Sgt. Bratz said.

U.S. Alt. 13 South Market Street was impacted for approximately 45 minutes while the crash was investigated and cleared.

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