Seven students were checked out and then released from the hospital after their school bus crashed this morning in Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.
Less than a week after a fatal school bus accident in Chesterfield, N.J., a school bus crashed Tuesday morning in another New Jersey township resulting in seven children taken to a local hospital, authorities say.
Although authorities intially reported injuries in the crash, they now say none of the children were injured. The kids were brought to the hospital for observation and then were released to their parents.
The accident, which involved the school bus, two cars and one box truck, happened at about 7:30 a.m. at Irving and Woodruff Roads in Upper Deerfield Township, N.J., according to authorities.
Sources tell NBC10 that 10 kids were on their way to school Tuesday when seven of them were transported to Vineland Regional Medical Center after the accident.
The driver of one of the cars was taken to Cooper University Hospital by a medical helicopter.
The school bus belongs to a private contracted company called Sheppard, and was bring the children, whose ages ranged from 4 to 14 years old, to Upper Deerfield Elementary School.
On Thursday Feb. 16, a school bus collided with a dump truck in Chesterfield, N.J., injuring 17 children and killing an 11-year-old triplet. The cause of the accident is being investigated.
The cause of Tuesday's accident and condition of the children are still unknown.
Stay tuned to NBC10 for updates.