Update – Roadway Open – Crash Involving a School Bus – South College Avenue and West Chestnut Hill Road

The crash has been cleared and the roadways are now open.

On 04/29/19, at 1604 hours, Newark Police were dispatched to a crash involving a school bus at the intersection of South College Avenue and West Chestnut Hill Road.  Arriving officers found that the school bus was occupied by a driver and two students from Newark Charter Elementary School.  Neither student, nor the driver, were injured.

The investigation revealed that the school bus was traveling eastbound on West Chestnut Hill Road.  As it crossed through the intersection with South College Avenue, a passenger car traveling westbound on Old Chestnut Hill Road turned left in front of the bus and they collided in the intersection.  Two occupants of the passenger car were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  A replacement bus arrived to transport the children.

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