Crash Involving Occupied School Bus

Newark Police are currently investigating a crash involving a school bus at the Newark Charter School’s Patriot Way campus.  A preliminary investigation has determined that at about 0855 hours this morning, Newark Charter School bus # 16 was pulling into the campus when the bus struck parked cars, left the roadway and struck a pole.  The bus was occupied by elementary and middle school students at the time of the crash.

Upon police arrival, a school nurse was treating some students who received minor injuries.  The driver was not injured.  No student required transportation to a medical facility and the school has notified parents of the incident.

Further information will be released when available.