Delaware high school students involved in vicious crash

Six students were injured in a Tuesday morning crash on Rt. 141 near Rt. 13.

The crash happened around 7:50 a.m. not far from William Penn High School where some of the students were apparently headed.

New Castle County paramedics found everyone involved in the crash suffering from serious injuries. One victim was trapped inside a wrecked vehicle for 45 minutes while firefighters worked to extricate the victim.

Colonial School District officials confirm that six of the victims were students, including two siblings. Five of the victims were students at William Penn High School, one was a student at the Wallin School which is adjacent to the high school. One of the students is in 12th grade, three are in 11th, and two are in 10th grade. Five students are in fair condition, the sixth student was treated and released.

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Delaware State Police are investigating the accident.

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