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NJ Transit Bus Involved in Alleged Hit-And-Run Accident, Injuries Reported

What to Know

  • A hit-and-run accident occurred between an NJ Transit bus and a vehicle in Newark Wednesday morning
  • Minor injuries were reported, according to police and NJ Transit
  • Police say the driver of the vehicle fled the scene

At least two people were hurt Wednesday morning after an apparent hit-and-run accident between a vehicle and an NJ Transit bus in New Jersey's largest city, according to authorities.

Newark police say the crash occurred around 9:55 a.m. They responded to the site of the accident on Nye and Bergen streets. 

The bus was operating route 39 from Irvington to Newark. Nine customers and one bus driver were on board, NJ Transit said.

Two bus passengers suffered minor injuries, according to NJ Transit.

Police say the injured were taken to University Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene, police say, adding that the collission damaged a traffic signal.

The crash is under investigation.

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