Taylor Maurer, 21, killed and several students injured in crash involving school bus at Hardscrabble and East Trap Pond in Laurel, Delaware

Modified Date: 
Wed, 01/25/2023 - 7:14pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2023

9 Students in Bus Hospitalized, Person in Other Vehicle Killed in Crash

At least one person in the other vehicle involved in the crash died from their injuries, according to Delaware State Police.

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12 Sussex Montessori School students were taken to a local hospital and released after treatment, but one student was flown to a hospital with serious injuries. The bus driver was also treated and released.

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At this juncture, there is no stop sign for traffic on Hardscrabble Road. For unknown reasons, the driver of the Civic failed to stop at the posted stop sign, continued through the intersection, and proceeded directly into the path of the school bus according to police.

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Delaware State Police said 21-year Taylor Maurer of Millsboro was driving a car that ran a stop sign at East Trap Pond and Hardscrabble Road, and collided with a school bus full of children on Monday, January 23, 2023.

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“The school bus driver tried to swerve to avoid striking the Civic but was unable to do so,” police said. “As a result, the front of the bus struck the passenger side of the Civic, causing the Civic to overturn and exit the roadway.”

Type: Bus Accident
People Involved: 
Taylor Maurer
Laurel, DE