Police investigate school bus accident in Hamilton

Submitted by New Jersey School Bus Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark

A medical transport vehicle, school bus and a car are involved in a multi-vehicle crash at Klockner Road and Hamilton Avenue Wednesday April 22, 2015. The school bus driver said he and the three students on board the bus were not injured. The bus struck a bus stop as it came to rest after going over the curb. (TRENTONIAN PHOTO JACKIE SCHEAR)

HAMILTON >> A medical transport van collided with a school bus Wednesday afternoon, creating a chain-reaction that ended with the bus hitting a man who was waiting for public transportation.

According to police, around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, township resident Charles Jackson, 36, was driving a medical transport van northbound on Klockner Road when he collided with a Delaware Valley School bus being driven by 74-year-old John Terrell eastbound on Hamilton Avenue.

The collision forced the school bus into the oncoming westbound lanes of Hamilton Avenue where it hit a 2010 Honda Accord being driven by a 51-year-old man. The school bus continued onto the sidewalk, crashed into a NJ Transit bus stop canopy and struck a 32-year-old Trenton man in the leg while he was waiting for the bus.

At the time of the crash, police say, two women were in the van: a 41-year-old Trenton woman suffered injuries to her face, head and legs; and a 63-year-old woman from Hamilton suffered a broken leg and injuries to her back.

Police say three PACE Charter school students were on the school bus but suffered no injuries.

All injuries are considered non-life-threatening, and the crash is still under investigation. Witnesses are asked to call police at 609-581-4024. Information may also be left anonymously on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.

Originally published by the Trentonian here.

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