The following statement is being issued by Cooper University Hospital on behalf of the Tezsla Family of Chesterfield, NJ:
"There are no words to express the gratitude and appreciation that we
have for the kindness and professionalism that our rescue workers,
doctors and nurses have shown our girls. In addition, the outpouring of
love and support that we have received, in particular from everyone in
our community and the surrounding communities, has touched us profoundly.
We thank you for your continued prayers for our Isabelle, Sophie and
Isabelle Tezsla, 11, was killed when a school bus and dump truck collided in Chesterfield, N.J. on Thursday Feb. 16. Her sisters, Sophie and Natalie Tezsla were injured along with 15 other children, according to police.
Isabelle, Sophie and Natalie Tezsla are the daughters of New Jersey State Trooper, Sgt. Anthony Tezsla, as confirmed by police.
The crash happened at Bordentown-Chesterfield Road (County Route 528) and Old York Road, according to authorities. The school bus was driving students to Chesterfield Elementary School.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.