Offbeat Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

19:27  17 may  2018
19:27  17 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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  The Latest: Bus in crash from school with planned class trip The Latest on a school bus crash with a dump truck in New Jersey (all times local):12:15 p.m.A school bus that collided with a dump truck in New Jersey had markings for a school district that had a scheduled class trip to a nearby historic site. The bus that crashed on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive Thursday morning was from the Paramus school district.A fifth grade class in the district was scheduled to visit Waterloo Village about five miles from the crash site.State police say that an unknown number of children were on the bus and multiple victims have been sent to the hospital.

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Emergency personnel respond to a crash after a school bus and dump truck collided in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Jay Faltings via AP) © The Associated Press Emergency personnel respond to a crash after a school bus and dump truck collided in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Jay Faltings via AP)

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. — A school bus and dump truck collided on a New Jersey highway Thursday, ripping apart the bus, knocking it on its side and injuring multiple people, according to police.

The school bus was on the median of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive and the front end of the bus appeared to be crushed or ripped off. It was also sheared off its undercarriage and a piece of the front end of the bus with the steering wheel visible was laying on top of the metal barrier separation the highway from the median.

Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash

  Multiple people hurt after school bus, dump truck crash A school bus that collided with a dump truck in New Jersey had markings for a school district that had a scheduled class trip to a nearby historic site. The school bus was on the median of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive and the front end of the bus appeared to be crushed or ripped off. It was also sheared off its undercarriage and a piece of the front end of the bus with the steering wheel visible was lying on top of the guardrail separating the highway from the median.

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Hackettstown Police Sgt. Darren Tynan told The Record that multiple people were taken to a hospital after the accident about 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of New York.

State police said that an unknown number of children were on the bus, but they don't know how serious the injuries are. It wasn't immediately known how many people were on the bus or in the truck.

"There's an incredible emergency response from throughout Morris County and by State Police. It's a horrific scene," Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum told The Record.

Morristown Medical Center spokeswoman Elaine Andrecovich said they have received some people from the accident, but she did not have a number available and could not say how many were children.


Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacher .
A school bus driver caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway last week by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday that charged the driver with vehicular homicide. Authorities charged Hudy Muldrow Sr., 77, with vehicular homicide, also known as death by auto, in the deaths of 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas and 51-year-old teacher Jennifer Williamson. More than 40 others were injured, some seriously, in the May 17 crash between the bus and a dump truck.

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