Two Seriously Injured In School Bus Crash

Photo courtesy Chad Aaronson / NJ Aerial Views

  HOWELL – Two people were sent to the hospital with serious injuries after a four-vehicle crash occurred yesterday at the intersection of Route 9 South and New Friendship Road in Howell Township.

  Police, Fire and EMS Units were all on scene of the crash that involved two school buses and two sedans.

  One bus driver and a driver of one of the sedans were transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

Photo courtesy Southard Fire Dept. No.1

  Howell Township Police Chief Mark Pilecki has confirmed there were no children on either bus.

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  In addition, no summonses have been issued at the time, with all drivers cooperating with the investigation, police said.

  Any witnesses are asked to call Ptl. Matthew Cherney of the Howell Police Traffic Safety Unit at 732-938-4575 ext. 2692 or Det. Brian Boryszewski of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-431-7160 ext. 4082.