5 kids among 8 hurt when car hits school bus, parked cars in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Five children were among eight people hospitalized when a car hit an occupied school bus in New Jersey Monday afternoon.

It happened at about 3:45 p.m. at Seymour Avenue and West Runyon Street in Newark.

Police say the car struck the bus, then careened into two parked cars.

The five children, bus driver and bus aide were all taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the bus was also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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