Authorities say no serious injuries were reported after a car and a school bus collided in southern New Jersey.

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But several students were taken to hospitals as a precaution after Monday's accident in Vineland.

Roughly 16 students were aboard the bus. They had taken part in a program at Cumberland County College earlier in the day and were returning to their school when the crash occurred around 2 p.m.

Most of the injuries were described as minor bumps and bruises. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.  

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