One individual was killed and nearly two dozen other folks were injured whenever a double-decker bus crashed Tuesday on the brand new Jersey Turnpike near NEW YORK, authorities said.
The collision with a pickup happened about 6: 35 p.m. near Woodbridge Township just west of Staten Island at the Thomas Edison Service Area Entrance, NJ State Police said.
The bus driver was among five who had serious injuries, NBC NY reported.
The precise amount of people who have been hospitalized and their conditions weren’t available late Tuesday. Authorities said as much as 20 might have been injured.
A Ford F-150 pickup was mixed up in crash, but nobody in the truck was injured, state police told the station.
The bus and the truck collided; the precise reason behind the crash remained under investigation Tuesday night.
NBC NY reported the double-decker bus was headed from NY to Philadelphia.
Lindsey Pipia isa researcher for NBC News’ newsgathering desk.