One dead in collision of New Jersey buses


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – One person is dead after two commuter buses collided in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city.

The victim is the driver of the New Jersey Transit bus that slammed into another NJ Transit bus at Raymond Boulevard and Broad Street on Friday.

NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder says the crash occurred around 6 a.m. when the 59 Line bus was headed north on Broad Street struck the 13 Line bus, which was carrying about 20 passengers.

Emergency crews are removing the injured from the bus. The extent of the injuries is not known.

The driver was the only person on the 59 Line bus.

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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