School Bus Flips Off NJ Turnpike, Lands on Side in Woods - NBC New York

School Bus Flips Off NJ Turnpike, Lands on Side in Woods

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    School Bus Full of Children Overturns on Highway

    All children were reported to be OK after a school bus overturned on a New Jersey highway. Within 30 seconds of the crash, several people rushed to the bus to help the children. Now, investigators are trying to figure out how this crash happened.

    (Published Friday, June 29, 2018)

    A school bus carrying several children crashed and overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, but no serious injuries were reported.

    State police said no other vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred around 11:40 a.m. Friday near southbound milepost 29.8 in Cherry Hill. The bus ended up on its side on the shoulder of the roadway.

    Roughly 30 people were aboard the bus, including 20 children who had minor injuries. They were being treated at Cooper University Hospital.

    Authorities didn't know if the children were part of an organized group, though most were wearing similarly colored shirts. Most of them were standing along the grassy shoulder while they waited for a replacement bus to pick them up.

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.