Cause of Old Bridge bus crash under investigation

Investigators are returning to the scene of a bus crash that left 19 people hurt yesterday in Old Bridge. The driver of an Academy Bus

Commuter bus, school bus collide in Old Bridge

Commuter bus, school bus collide in Old Bridge (1/11/13)

OLD BRIDGE - Investigators are returning to the scene of a bus crash that left 19 people hurt yesterday in Old Bridge.

The driver of an Academy Bus smashed into the back of a mini-school bus while driving the morning route from Lakewood to Wall Street. The school bus slammed into a power supply station. The Academy Bus went another 60 yards before ramming into a tree.

The Academy Bus was on the shoulder of the highway, which is a bus lane from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m., but commuters say the roadway is dangerous.

Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry said in published reports that the site has seen several major accidents and needs to be addressed.

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