15 injured in DART bus, van collision

NEW CASTLE, Del. - August 28, 2012

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, 62-year-old Earl R. Henry of New Castle, was cited for inattentive driving.

The roadway was closed for about 1 ½ hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

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