Dear Southern Families,

Please be aware that Bus # 283, a special needs school bus bound for Southern Elementary School was involved in an accident this morning on Route 9 near the refinery. Six students and the driver and bus aide were sent to Christiana Hospital out of an abundance of caution.   A paramedic and Assistant Principal Kimberly Hayman accompanied the students. Families of all of the students involved were immediately contacted. An investigation into the cause of the accident is being conducted by police.