7 Injured in School Bus and Commuter Bus Accident

Authorities say that an empty mini school bus and an Academy bus collided on Route 9 in Old Bridge, New Jersey Thursday morning.

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013  |  Updated 10:28 AM EDT
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7 Injured in School Bus and Commuter Bus Accident

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At least seven people are hospitalized following an accident in New Jersey involving a mini school bus and a commuter bus.

Authorities say that an empty mini school bus and an Academy commuter bus with passengers collided on Route 9 in Old Bridge morning.
 
NBC New York's chopper footage shows the Academy Bus, which was en route to New York, slammed into a tree. A branch is protruding through the roof of the vehicle.

Six people are reported in stable condition at Raritan Bay Medical Center. A seventh person is in the trauma unit at another hospital.
 
The school bus is on its side.

Route 9 is shutdown between Fairway Lane and Jake Brown Road.
 

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