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DEVELOPING LIVINGSTON NJ: Crash Involving NJ Transit Bus Leaves One Dead, Three Injured


There is an active investigation underway into a fatal crash that involved an NJ Transit Bus in Livingston this afternoon.

According to a preliminary reported released by NJ Transit Officials, the incident happened at around 1:16 p.m. near the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Latham Court.

Officials say NJ Transit bus number 70 was traveling from Livingston Mall to Newark Penn Station when a car pulled in front of the bus causing the collision.

According to NJ Transit Officials, a total of five occupants were on the bus resulting in three of them suffering non-life threatening injuries.

According to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into what officially caused the crash is being handled by detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.