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Nov 26, 2019

School Bus Involved in Monmouth County Accident

Photo courtesy of Lakewood Scoop

A Howell Township motor vehicle accident involving a school bus occurred Monday, Nov 25.ย  At approximately 2:50 pm, a miniature school bus was traveling south on Route 547 when it suddenly veered off the road and crashed into a utility pole on the right side of the road, police said. No major injuries were reported.

The school bus is owned and operated by D.A.G. Transportation L.L.C. out of Lakewood Township. There was a total of six children and one aide on board during the time of the crash, none of whom sustained serious injury. However, the driver, Jennifer Salus, was treated for an injury to her hand.

According to the Howell Township Police Department, the crash remains under investigation. Both Salus and the bus company are cooperating with police.

Anyone with knowledge about the incident, which could help police further this investigation, is urged to contact Officer Dan Scherbinksi at 732-938-4575, ext. 2629.