NJ Transit bus strikes street sweeper, hits traffic signal post, enters woods in Galloway

    Two suffered non-life threatening injuries early this morning when a NJ Transit bus struck a street sweeper in Galloway, police say.

    The street sweeper was stopped for a red light at the intersection of the White Horse Pike and Damson Avenue shortly after midnight when the bus struck the vehicle, hit a traffic signal post, and entered the adjacent woods, according to a release from the Galloway Township Police Department. 

    Two passengers were aboard the bus, and one sustained non-life threatening injuries, police said. The bus driver, who was trapped and subsequently extricated from the vehicle, also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

    Police charged the driver, Yolanda Jamison, 38, with careless driving.

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