School bus rear-ended by car

LAUREL – The driver of a car that rear-ended a school bus Thursday afternoon sustained minor injuries while none of the occupants on the bus were injured, Delaware State Police report.

The crash occurred at 3:29 p.m. on Shiloh Church Road near Chipmans Pond when a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero operated by Jami Baker, 22, of Laurel struck the back of a bus, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

The bus driver, Pamela Johnson, 53, of Laurel, and six students on board the bus were uninjured in the collision.

State police investigation revealed the Oldsmobile was eastbound on Shiloh Church Road directly behind a school bus.

With the bus stopped at a stop sign, the Alero failed to stop and struck the rear of the bus.

Ms. Baker was treated and released at the scene with minor injuries. She was cited for following to closely, Sgt. Bratz said.

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