At least one person was killed and nearly two dozen injured, five of them seriously, when a bus from New York collided with a pickup truck on a highway bound for New Jersey on August 9 and overturned, state police said. NBC New York.
The double-decker bus was heading from New York to Philadelphia on August 9. But around 19:00, he collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck near the town of Woodbridge. The police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.
The bus driver was one of five people seriously injured in the collision. Details of the other victims' injuries were not known for certain, but a total of 20 casualties and one death were reported.
Jaws of life. One passenger was trapped for 25 minutes+ pic.twitter.com/ilvtg0nND0
— Gary Lee Fortner (@GaryLFortner) August 10
As a result of the accident, the bus lay on its side. And people had to climb out of windows or a sunroof to escape. Firefighters used Jaws of Life to open the vehicle to save anyone who might be inside.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.