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Five students, two adults hurt in hit-and-run school bus crash in Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Seven people, including five high school students, were hurt after a school bus was struck by an SUV in a hit-and-run crash in Newark yesterday, according to the Hackensack Daily Voice. The crash happened near the intersection of South 11th St and Springfield Ave yesterday afternoon when a driver of a black… Read more »

One hospitalized in Wyckoff after crash with school bus

WYCKOFF, NJ – One person was hospitalized after an empty school bus struck a sedan in Wyckoff on Friday morning, according to a local news source. The bus was northbound on Route 208 close to Russell Avenue late on Friday morning when it crashed with a grey Honda sedan. The Honda was badly damaged by… Read more »

Details come to light about Bayonne hit-and-run

BAYONNE, NJ – More details about a hit-and-run accident in Bayonne last week that left one person dead have come to light, according to a local news report. John Hagans, 50, of Jersey City, was struck by a dark-colored car while attempting to cross the street on Avenue C on Thursday night. That car left… Read more »

Monday NJ Transit bus accident hospitalizes 12

SECAUCUS, NJ – Two New Jersey Transit buses crashed on Monday morning injuring and hospitalizing a dozen people, according to Daily Voice. The buses were driving toward the Lincoln Tunnel when one rear-ended the other, sending the first into a guardrail. The accident was on the ramp from the New Jersey Turnpike to Route 495… Read more »

Update: Woman identified after Monday crash in Irvington

IRVINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ – According to Patch.com, more information has come to light regarding Monday’s multi-vehicle crash. The accident, which happened on Eastern Parkway at about 2:45 p.m., is now known to have involved three vehicles. Marie A. Edwards of Hillside, 71, collided with a Honda Accord, pushing her into a public transport bus and… Read more »

Woman fatally struck by commuter bus in Fairview identified

FAIRVIEW, NJ —  A woman fatally struck by a commuter bus in Fairview Wednesday morning has now been identified, the Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice reports. The victim was 57-year-old Teresa Maresca, a supermarket employee from Guttenberg.  She was hit by a 166 bus that had departed Manhattan’s Port Authority terminal and was headed to Cresskill…. Read more »

Three dead, two injured in bus accident in Moorestown

MOORESTOWN, NJ (BURLINGTON COUNTY) – Three people died in an accident involving an NJ Transit bus this morning in Moorestown, according to the Burlington Daily Voice. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 38 and Pleasant Valley Avenue. NJ Transit bus 317 was headed for Philadelphia when it was struck by… Read more »

Pedestrian fatally struck by bus

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – An individual was fatally struck by a bus on Thursday, sources report. Authorities responded to several 911 calls reporting an individual struck by a bus just before 1:35 p.m. at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Valley Road. The victim was found under the #31 bus and  pronounced dead at… Read more »

Judge reinstates charges in fatal Philadelphia Amtrak accident

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A judge reinstated all charges that were brought upon an Amtrak engineer for his responsibility in a derailment in Philadelphia in 2015 that killed 8 people, MyNBC 15 reports. The derailment accident happened in May 2015 when the train traveling to New York ran off the track at a curve more than… Read more »

Morris County – Family files lawsuit against drivers in fatal bus accident

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – According to NJ Advance Media, the family of a New Jersey teacher killed alongside a student in a bus accident two years ago has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against both drivers involved in the accident as well as state officials. Jennifer Williamson, 51, and Miranda Vargas, 10, died in the… Read more »

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