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A full-size school bus with children aboard and a dump truck collided on a major New Jersey highway Thursday, a violent accident that ripped the undercarriage completely off the bus and left it demolished on its side in the median.
An unknown number of children were on board the school bus at the time of the 10:20 a.m. Route 80 westbound crash near exit 25 in Mount Olive Township, according to the New Jersey State Police. Multiple injuries have been reported.
The article goes on to state the following:
No additional details on the children or the nature of the injuries were available. Morristown Medical Center confirmed it was receiving patients but a spokesperson did not know how many were expected to arrive at the hospital.
Photos obtained by News 4 shows the heavily damaged bus on its side in the median, surrounded by dozens of emergency and law enforcement vehicles. The front of it is barely recognizable, a mangled chunk of broken-apart machinery spread from the highway shoulder lane through the guardrail and into the grassy median, where police and first responders are seen tending to stunned children. The undercarriage, the bus wheels still attached, lays perpendicular to the overturned bus, stretching out over multiple lanes of the highway.
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#NJSP investigating serious MVA westbound on I-80 @ MP 25 in Mount Olive Twp, Morris County involving a school bus and dump truck. All lanes shut down. No further information available at this time. #Alert
— NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) May 17, 2018
BREAKING: Police: School bus and dump truck collide on New Jersey highway; multiple people injured.
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 17, 2018
Breaking: Serious injuries reported after a school bus collided with a dump truck in Mount Olive, New Jersey. pic.twitter.com/1oyYVsmzJt
— PM Breaking News (@PMBreakingNews) May 17, 2018
— NBC Chicago (@nbcchicago) May 17, 2018
— Angelica Carrillo (@acarrillonews) May 17, 2018
Major School Bus Accident in New Jersey. A full-size school bus with children aboard and a dump truck collided on a major New Jersey highway Thursday, leaving the bus demolished on its side and multiple people with unknown injuries, authorities say. https://t.co/83GyEstwWf … pic.twitter.com/cRMtAn3aTI
— Alexander Hansen (@AlexanderXV) May 17, 2018
— Lakewood News Network (@lakewoodnewsnet) May 17, 2018
Frightening photo of a mangled school bus after a crash on Interstate 80 in New Jersey. At least 10 people, including students injured. #Fox35 https://t.co/9xcqla7Flm Photo credit: @WCAlerts pic.twitter.com/B8SexkNtTP
— Amy Kaufeldt (@Fox35Amy) May 17, 2018