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UPDATE: Hackensack School Bus Crashes Due to Icy Conditions, Damages Utility Pole


Today, a Hackensack school bus crashed, damaging a utility pole.

According to officials, at 7:10 a.m., a 14 passenger sized yellow school bus was heading southbound on Hackensack Avenue when it slid on ice.

It was approximately one-eighth of a mile from its destination, Bergen County Academies, at 200 Hackensack Avenue when it crashed.  

Officials stated that the bus slid partially off the road, directly in front of a cemetery, and sideswiped a small utility pole.  

There were ten occupants on board, a driver, an aide and eight high school students. 

There were no injuries reported.  

A second bus responded and transported the students to school.  

According to officials, PSE&G repositioned the pole, which was leaning and blocking one of two southbound lanes of Hackensack Avenue.