Serious Accident Involving School Bus In West Windsor

December 9, 2019

This is the full unedited press release from West Windsor Police Department:

INCIDENT:   2019-32225 Serious Motor Vehicle Collision involving School Bus
 
DATE & TIME OCCURRED:  12/9/2019 at 3:02 pm
 
LOCATION OCCURRED:  New Village Road Westbound at Village Road Southbound
 
 
OFFICERS:     1)  Chief Garofalo #143
                        2)  Det. Sgt. Skwierawski #465
                        3)  Sgt. Lai #470
                        4)  Traffic Officer Sabatino #83—Lead Investigator
                        5)  Traffic Officer LaRocca #85
                        6)  Det. W. Jones #84
                        7)  Det. Woodrow #101
 
OTHERS INVOLVED:

  1. West Windsor Volunteer Fire Company (Station #43)
  2. West Windsor Division of Fire & Emergency Services (Squad #45)

DRIVER #1:  54 year old W/F
                        Resident of Trenton, NJ 08610

DRIVER #2:  17 year old W/F
                        Resident of East Windsor, NJ 08520


DETAILS:  At 3:02 pm, Patrol, Traffic, & Administration responded to the intersection of New Village Road at Village Road on a report of a Serious Motor Vehicle Collision involving a School Bus.  Upon arrival, a passenger of Vehicle #2, a 9 year old female, sustained a head laceration.  Driver #2, a 17 year old female sustained a wrist injury, while another passenger, an 11 year old female complained of back pain.  Station #43 and Squad #45 responded to the scene for the injuries.  In addition, the intersection was closed as a result of the crash. 
                     The following was determined:  Vehicle #1, a 2019 yellow School Bus, was traveling South on Village Road, stopped at the stop sign for the intersection of New Village Road and was turning left.  Vehicle #2, a 2005 Dodge Neon, was traveling West on New Village Road and approaching the intersection of Village Road.   Vehicle #1 began its left turn, entered into the intersection, and into the direct path of Vehicle #2.  The vehicles collided in the West bound lane of New Village Road.    
                      All (3) occupants of Vehicle #2 were transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center (Trauma).  There were no reported injuries reported by any occupants of Vehicle #1.  The collision is still under investigation of the WWPD’s Traffic & Detective Bureaus.  The Lead Investigator, Traffic Officer Sabatino, requests that if anyone has any information into this incident to please contact him at sabatino@westwindsorpolice.com, (609) 799-1222, or on our Anonymous Phoneline (609) 799-0452. 

The roadway was closed for approximately 45 minutes. 



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*Please note that charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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