Driver, students uninjured as car hits school bus

GEORGETOWN – Only one minor injury was reported in a collision early Wednesday morning involving an Indian River School District bus, Delaware State Police report.

The incident occurred about 6:45 a.m. May 6 as Desheena L. McCray, 31, of Georgetown, was operating a 1996 Buick Regal northbound on DuPont Boulevard in the right lane approaching the intersection of East Redden Rd.

Donna F. Billings, 59, of Bridgeville, was operating a 2012 IC Corp School Bus and was stopped at the red light on Deer Forest Road waiting to cross over U.S.113 onto East Redden Road.

According to state police investigation, when the light for the school bus turned green, it began to cross over the intersection of U.S.113 northbound. The Buick failed to stop at the red light and struck the right passenger side of the bus with the front bumper.

Ms. McCray was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital by EMS where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.  She was cited for failure to stop at a red light, according to state police spokesman Cpl. Gary Fournier.

Ms. Billings and four students, ages 11 – 16, on board the bus were uninjured in the collision, Cpl. Fournier said.

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