One crash leads to another involving school buses in West Milford

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WEST MILFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A crash on Thursday involved a car, a jeep, and 2 school buses on Route 23 South at Paradise Road in West Milford, NJ.

The accidents happened at the intersection of Route 23 and Paradise Road shortly before 3:00 p.m.

The preliminary investigation found that a Ford Fusion stopped at the light in the southbound lanes on Route 23 was rear-ended by a Jeep Laredo, officials said.

The impact pushed the Fusion into the intersection just as the 2 buses entered, while Jeep rolled from the impact.

The Fusion struck one of the buses on its right side, police said.

The Jeep rolled into the other bus.

The driver of one of the vehicles ended up in the hospital with unspecified injuries.

Two children were also taken to the hospital.

Everyone else was checked by EMS at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.


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