NJ Transit bus, garbage truck crash kills 1, injures 4

February 21, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit bus and a garbage truck have crashed head-on, killing the driver of the bus and injuring four other people.

The Essex County prosecutor’s office says the crash happened Tuesday afternoon in Maplewood.

The bus driver was taken to a hospital, where he later died. He’s been identified as 65-year-old Larry Wiley.

The driver of garbage truck and three passengers were taken to a hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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