1 dead, 4 injured after NJ Transit bus, SUV collide head-on
WINSLOW — One person died and four more were injured Friday morning after an NJ Transit Access Link bus and a SUV crashed head-on.
The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. on Berlin-Cross Keys Road near Oakland Avenue. The SUV crossed into the path of the bus, according to NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith.
Police said the SUV driver died.
The SUV was carrying three people while the bus had a single passenger.
Smith said the investigation was being led by Winslow police.
Video of the crash posted by CBS Philly shows the front of the bus going clear through the engine to the driver-side windshield. Another picture tweeted by 6 ABC reporter TaRhonda Thomas shows a steering wheel on the ground next to the SUV.
Thomas said one person was trapped in one of the vehicles for at least a half hour.
Cross Keys Road between Watsontown and Turnersville was closed in both directions for the clean up and investigation.
NJ Transit's Access Link provides public transportation for those with disabilities who are unable to use the local bus service according to the American with Disabilities Act.
Winslow police and the Camden County Prosecutor's Office did not immediately return messages.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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