Accident with bus at Brick Mill Road - Town of Middletown, Delaware

Accident with bus at Brick Mill Road

Date: November 11, 2015

Accident with bus at Brick Mill RoadOn Nov. 10, 2015, at 2:45 p.m., a 2004 Honda Civic driven by Emily Hennon, 19, of Townsend on Brick Mill Road in Middletown, and was occupying the left turn lane.  Hennon attempted a left turn to continue onto eastbound Del. 299, but was struck by a 2013 Novistar school bus, which was northbound on Willow Grove Mill Drive, and had crossed the intersection of Del. 299 to proceed onto Brick Mill Road, on a green signal.

The collision disabled both vehicles, requiring them to be towed from the scene, and both drivers were transported to nearby Middletown ER for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Both operators were wearing their seatbelts, and there were no children on the school bus at the time of the crash.The traffic lanes of Brick Mill Road, between Del. 299 and the driveway to the Dove Run Shopping Center were closed to traffic for approximately an hour while the investigation and removal of the vehicles was underway.

Traffic charges were placed against Hennon, for failure to yeild the right of way to oncoming traffic while turning left.