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photo - Westwood Police Officer Niko Pieratos talks with Jack "Poppi T Clown" Erbstein at the accident site in  Westwood, N.J., Monday, July 28, 2014. Westwood Police responded to the scene of a Toyota sedan striking a utility pole on Berkeley Ave Monday just before noon. According to Jack "Poppi T Clown" Erbstein, of Mahwah, who witnessed the accident said that the driver was reaching for a GPS device that fell off the windshield when she veered off the road and into the pole after a show at the day camp at Berkeley Elementary School. The driver was part of Call Us Clowns, a not-for-profit caring organization that puts on clown shows at schools and hospitals. Police Chief Frank Regino says the 68-yerar-old sustained minor injuries.  (AP Photo/Northjersey.com, Tariq Zahawi) ONLINE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT;  NO ARCHIVING; MANDATORY CREDIT + caption
Westwood Police Officer Niko Pieratos talks with Jack "Poppi T Clown" Erbstein at the accident site in Westwood, N.J., Monday, July 28, 2014. Westwood Police responded to the scene of a Toyota sedan striking a utility pole on Berkeley Ave Monday just before noon. According to Jack "Poppi T Clown" Erbstein, of Mahwah, who witnessed the accident said that the driver was reaching for a GPS device that fell off the windshield when she veered off the road and into the pole after a show at the day camp at Berkeley Elementary School. The driver was part of Call Us Clowns, a not-for-profit caring organization that puts on clown shows at schools and hospitals. Police Chief Frank Regino says the 68-yerar-old sustained minor injuries. (AP Photo/Northjersey.com, Tariq Zahawi) ONLINE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO ARCHIVING; MANDATORY CREDIT
The Associated Press Updated: July 29, 2014 at 12:38 pm

WESTWOOD, N.J. — Clowns to the rescue!

A woman who had just finished performing at a clown show in New Jersey has some fellow clowns to thank after she crashed her car into a utility pole.

About 10 clowns had finished putting on a show at Berkeley Avenue Elementary School in Westwood on Monday and departed in their respective cars. But the clowns' cars came to a halt when they saw another clown in need.

Jack "Poppi T Clown" Erbstein tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1nCrUiK ) that the woman was reaching for a GPS device that fell off the windshield when she veered off the road.

Police Chief Frank Regino says the 68-year-old sustained minor injuries.

The clowns are members of Call Us Clowns, a not-for-profit organization that performs clown shows at schools and hospitals.

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