Police: Bus driver did not stop at sign

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">5.13.2009 - Franklin Township, Gloucester Co., N.J. - Medics are on the scene after a pair of school busses crashed. </span></div>
May 13, 2009 8:23:19 AM PDT
Police say a school bus driver failed to stop at a stop sign, causing a crash with another bus. 6abc.com TRAVEL LINKS: Officers were called out around 8:20 a.m. to the intersection of Stanton Avenue and Grant Avenue in Franklin Township, Gloucester County.

Police say the driver of a bus from Delsea Regional High School, Sidona Hinchliffe, 66, was travelling west on Grant Avenue when she failed to stop at a stop sign.

Investigators say she drove into the intersection and in front of a school bus from Student Transportation of America, Inc. driven by Merisa Tolentia, 37.

The STA bus was transporting students from St. Augustine Prep of Buena Vista Twp. and Our Lady of Mercy Academy School in Franklin Twp.

The Delsea High School bus did not have any students aboard.

Some of the students involved in the crash suffered minor injuries. They were taken to JFK Hospital in Washington Twp. and South Jersey Regional Hospital in Vineland.

Tolentia suffered head, neck, and back injuries and was transported to Cooper Hospital in Camden.

Hinchliffe was not injured but went to JFK Hospital as a precaution.

There is no word yet on any charges.

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