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Police investigate car, school bus crash in Winslow Twp.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Police are investigating the crash between a school bus and a car on Wednesday morning in Winslow Township, Camden County.

The crash happened around 8:00 a.m. on Route 73 at Cooper Folly Road.

Police say that, for an unknown reason, the bus crossed the center line, jumped the curb, then struck a utility pole on Cooper Folly Road.

The bus then drove onto Route 73 where it crashed with a car.

The bus driver, identified as 61-year-old Patricia Mebs of Sicklerville, was not injured.

The driver of the car suffered a broken wrist.

There were no children on the bus at the time.

Southbound Route 73 was completely blocked at the scene for several hours.

Investigators say they do not know why the bus driver lost control.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Ptlm. Michael Barry at 609-561-3300 of the Winslow Township Police Department.

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