Catherine Weist Owens
No charges to be filed in accident fatal to five IBy ANDREW HALL I Courier-Post Courier-Post Courier-Post Staff J WINSLOW - Authorities Ibeid Thursday they will not press charges in the Sept. 17 accident that left five people dead. ! The investigation into the accident between a delivery truck J and a minibus carrying disabled i senior citizens on Williamstown-!New Williamstown-!New Williamstown-!New Brooklyn Road was closed j Thursday, said Camden County j Prosecutor Edward F. Borden Jr. ! The accident occurred at 2:08 p.m. when the delivery truck ' driven by Thomas Langon, 32, of IVillanova Court, Winslow, ! crossed the road's center line and ) collided with the Senior Care of Berlin mini-bus mini-bus mini-bus driven by Angelo iZarro, 60, of Minnitonka Road, Somerdale. Killed were Zarro and four ; passengers, Catherine Owens, 57, i of Winslow; Sallie Smith, 91, of Waterford; Aileen Cline, 73, of Winslow; and Gloria Jones, 50, of Chesilhurst. Eleven other passengers passengers in the truck and bus were injured and taken to local hospitals. hospitals. According to Borden, the investigation investigation showed the accident was caused by the weather and rain-slick rain-slick rain-slick roads. Langon was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs and was not speeding at the time of the accident, he added. "A very thorough investigation conducted by the Major Crimes Unit of the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Winslow Winslow Township Police Department has concluded that this accident was not caused by recklessness on the part of the driver of the truck or the minibus," Borden said. "The weather conditions and the rain-slick rain-slick rain-slick roads were major factors factors in this awful accident."