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School Bus Crash in Georgetown Area

Updated: School Bus, Car Crash Near Georgetown

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GEORGETOWN, Del.- Delaware State Police say a woman was injured after the car she was driving struck an Indian River School District bus north of Georgetown on Wednesday morning.  

Police said the incident occurred around 6:45 a.m., as 31-year-old Desheena L. McCray, of Georgetown, was operating a 1996 Buick Regal northbound on DuPont Boulevard (US113) in the right lane and approaching the intersection of East Redden Road. 

Troopers said that meantime, 59-year-old Donna F. Billings, 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 US113 onto East Redden Road. Investigators said when the light for the school bus turned green, it began to cross over the intersection of US113 northbound. Police said that is when the Buick failed to stop at the red light and struck the right passenger side of the bus with the front bumper.

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

Police said Billings and four students on board the bus, ranging in age from 11 to 16, were uninjured in the collision.


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