One dead in collision of New Jersey buses

(WNBC)

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.

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