Multiple injured after school bus collides with dump truck in New Jersey

Multiple injured after school bus collides with dump truck in New Jersey

Multiple injuries were reported after a school bus was involved in a serious crash in Mount Olive Thursday morning, CBS New York reports.

Vehicles stop at the scene where a school bus collided with a dump truck near Mount Olive Township, N.J. Police say the bus collided with a dump truck.

NY reports that the bus came from East Brook Middle School in Paramus, a public school serving roughly 650 students in grades 5-8. Family members tell Eyewitness News the bus was headed to Waterloo Village as part of a field trip for fifth graders.

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision injuring multiple people on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive N.J. Thursday
Multiple Injuries Reported after School Bus, Dump Truck Collide in New Jersey

Photos from the chaotic scene show the school bus on its side in the median of Interstate 80 near Mount Olive Township.

State police said that an unknown number of children were on the bus, but they don't know how serious the injuries are. Multiple ambulances responded to the scene. Some eastbound lanes reopened about an hour later, although the westbound lanes remained closed. Stay with abc7NY for the latest developments.

The Mount Olive mayor said the bus is owned by the Paramus Board of Education, according to CNN.

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