School bus, dump truck collide on New Jersey interstate, multiple injuries reported

Multiple traumata were reported after local schools bus and dump truck collided Thursday on an interstate in New Jersey.

The crash happened on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, located about 50 miles west of New York City.

New Jersey State Police tweeted the law enforcement agency was analyse a “serious” motor vehicle accident involving a school bus and dump truck.

“All lanes shut down. No further information available at this time, ” police said.

Multiple ambulances were responding to the scene, according to FOX5. It is unclear how many students were aboard the bus or the number of vehicles involved in the collision.

Multiple ambulances were dispatched after a school bus and dump truck collided on Interstate 80 in New Jersey on Thursday. ( Stevenic Macchia ))

Photos posted to social media demonstrate the bus on its side in the median of the roadway with its front end sheared off.

Hackettstown Medical Center told News 12 New Jersey they are receiving 10 patients from the crash.

Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum told the Daily Record he rushed to the scene and was observing the rescue efforts from an overpass overlooking the highway.

“There’s an incredible emergency response from throughout Morris County and by State Police, ” he told the newspaper. “It’s a horrific scene.”

Travis Fedschun is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @ travfed

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