NJ Transit bus crashes into cement truck injuring several people

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023
NJT bus crashes into cement truck
NewsCopter 7 was over the scene on the New Jersey Turnpike.

ELIZABETH, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey Transit bus crashed into a cement truck on the New Jersey Turnpike on Tuesday morning, injuring several people.

It happened around 7:35 a.m. in Elizabeth.

New Jersey Transit says that a bus on the No. 139 line, operating from Lakewood to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York, made contact with a cement truck while traveling north on the NJ Turnpike near Interchange 13 in Elizabeth.

There were 32 customers on board at the time.

Nine customers and the bus operator are being treated for minor non-life threatening injuries.

The remaining customers were accommodated by another bus to continue their trip.

NJ State Police are investigating the crash.

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