Three minor injuries are result of crash between school bus and car in West Windsor


A crash between a school bus and a car sent the automobile driver and two passengers to the hospital for minor injuries and closed the intersection of Village Road and New Village Road for about 45 minutes on Dec. 9, the West Windsor Police Department said in a released statement.

None of the passengers on the school bus or the 54-year-old school bus driver sustained major injuries in the crash, which occurred at the intersection of the two streets at 3:02 p.m., police said.

The 17-year-old driver of the 2005 Dodge Neon suffered a wrist injury. A 9-year-old passenger sustained a cut to her head, while an 11-year-old passenger complained of back pain, police said.

They were all taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton for treatment.

According to the police report, the school bus, which was traveling south on Village Road, had stopped for the stop sign and was turning left onto New Village Road. The car, which was traveling west on New Village Road, collided with the bus in the westbound lane of New Village Road.

The West Windsor Volunteer Fire Co. and the West Windsor Division of Fire & Emergency Services responded to the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about it to contact the West Windsor Police Department at 609-799-1222 or the anonymous phone line at 609-799-0452. They may also contact the lead investigator by email, at [email protected].