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BREAKING ELIZABETH NJ: School Bus Crashes Then Overturns in Elizabeth

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

There is a significant emergency responder presence on the NJ Turnpike near the Goethals Bridge as crews assist several occupants who were onboard a school bus that crashed then overturned.

There are no severe injuries reported when the large school bus overturned just before 4:15 p.m.

According to officials, about 40 students were onboard the bus with less than a dozen suffering non-life-threatening injuries. All of the passenger's self-extricated officials say.

The crash is causing massive delays on the highway.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

UPDATE: (5:47pm) The students aboard the bus have been identified as students of Yeshiva Mevakshei Hashem of the Borough Park section of Brooklyn.