ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A New Jersey Transit bus crashed into a New Jersey Turnpike toll plaza in Newark during the snowstorm on Thursday morning.
According to Daily Voice, the #113 bus had been headed west on Route 78 when the driver ran into the toll plaza at about 7:30 a.m., just as the snow started to fall heavily. A picture from the scene shows the bus on the barrier between the toll lanes. Another vehicle was also involved in the accident.
The bus was empty of passengers when the crash happened. The bus driver was injured, but his injuries were not serious and the other driver escaped without harm.
The crash was one of two bus crashes in New Jersey during Thursday’s storm and these were just two of almost 100 crashes reported while it snowed.
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