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Township of Hamilton Police
Wednesday October 24th, 2018 :: 10:57 a.m. EDT


Motor Vehicle Crash

On 10/24/2018 at approximately 0711 hours, the Township of Hamilton Police Department was dispatched to Route 50 and Pine Street for a motor vehicle crash involving a school bus.  At the scene, it was determined a Sheppard School bus, driven by John C Powell, 53 years old from Mays Landing, was stopped with the emergency lights activated, in the northbound lane of Route 50 to pick up a student.  A 2003 Ford Expedition, driven by a  17 year old of Mays Landing, traveling in the same direction struck the rear bumper of the school bus.  The school bus had 12 students from William Davies School and no serious injuries were reported or observed.  The Township of Hamilton Rescue and Laureldale Fire Department also assisted at the scene.  The driver of the Ford Expedition was issued a summons for Careless Driving.


Township of Hamilton Police
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-625-2700

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