Road Accident: 2 Killed And Dozens Injured After School Bus Crashed Into Dump Truck
May 21, 2018 10:02 By Fabiosa
Each day, many drivers from all over the world die in road traffic accidents. Some demise because of speeding, intoxication, or inexperience. Others don’t have good reflexes and an ability to spot dangers on the road.
On May 17, around 10:20 in the morning, a school bus carrying 5th-graders and teachers collided with a dump truck. The accident took place in New Jersey.
#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
Phil Murphy, New Jersey Gov., confirmed that at least 2 passengers were killed: a student and a teacher.
Some victims are now undergoing surgeries and are in critical condition. All 43 other passengers on the school bus were injured.
As it can be seen from the images from the scene, the East Brook Middle School bus’ undercarriage and front were torn to pieces. No further details are provided, and the investigation is still ongoing.
Not long ago, another accident involving a passenger bus made headlines. In Canada, a bus carrying hockey team members and their coaches crashed into a tractor-trailer. Out of 28 people, 14 were killed, and others were hospitalized.
Stay safe on the road!