Two buses collided in New Jersey on the highway that leads to the Lincoln Tunnel.

Traffic at exit 16E of the NJ Turnpike leading to the Lincoln Tunnel (NJ DOT)

WABC TV reports  a bus operated by Martz Trailways rear ended a NJ Transit bus

Port Authority spokesman Ron Marsico says approximately 17 people were injured, including at least two in serious condition.

The accident forced officials to close the Lincoln Tunnel leading out of New York City.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.