2 injured in school bus crash in Winslow Township, NJ

Both the driver and the aide had to be freed from the wreckage by the Winslow Township Fire Department.
WINSLOW TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) -- Two people were injured in a bus crash in Camden County, New Jersey.

It happened just after 7 a.m. Thursday on the 100 block of Cedarbrook Road in Winslow Township.

Police say the crash occurred when the bus left the roadway striking a utility pole and then a large tree.

Chopper 6 over the scene showed the Winslow Township Board of Education bus sustained serious front-end damage.

According to the Winslow Township Police Department, the driver and an aide were the only ones on the bus at the time. There were no children on the bus.

Both the driver and the aide had to be freed from the wreckage by the Winslow Township Fire Department.

The aide was taken by New Jersey State Police helicopter to the Trauma Center at Cooper University Hospital for her serious injuries.

The driver was taken off the bus and carried onto a stretcher to an awaiting ambulance. She was also transported to Cooper for her serious injuries.

Police closed the road to traffic as they investigated the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has additional information is asked to call the Winslow Township Highway Safety Unit at 609-567-0700 x1199.

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