Students Hurt in Garden State Parkway School Bus Crash

36 Charter Tech High School students and their school bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after their school bus drove off the Garden State Parkway Monday afternoon.

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The investigation into the crash conitnued well after all the kids were taken off the bus.
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36 Charter Tech High School students and their school bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after their school bus drove off the Garden State Parkway Monday afternoon.
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The female driver of the bus was also hurt after the bus left the roadway and crashed into some nearby woods.
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New Jersey State Police say initial reports had no other vehicles involved in the wreck just before 3:30 p.m. A preliminary investigation showed that a rear wheel somehow became detached.
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Parents and students hailed the driver a hero for avoiding other cars.
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The investigation into the crash conitnued well after all the kids were taken off the bus. All the kids were out of the hospital by Monday night.
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The bus belongs "Safety Bus"
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The bus came a rest tilted towards the driver's side because the left rear wheel came off.
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Many emergency vehicles responded to the scene.
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Most of the injuries were minor bumps and bruises.
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Traffic backed up along the Garden State Parkway.
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Into the evening, northbound traffic backed up behind the crash scene.
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The bus was eventually righted and taken away for further investigation.
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The rear wheel was visibly missing.
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