A school bus driver whose bus ran into a tree in Princeton has been charged with careless driving.

Christine Walker, 43, of Hamilton was behind the wheel when she lost control of the bus carrying student athletes from the John Witherspoon Middle School baseball team and hit a tree off Valley Road.

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“Indications are she drifted off the road and hit the tree,” Sgt Mike Cifelli  told the Star Ledger.  “And we’re still trying to find out why that happened.”

 

20 students, a coach and an assistant coach were on board the bus, suffered  only minor sprains and bruises.