NJ Transit bus rear-ended by box truck on Route 80
BOGOTA — A NJ Transit commuter bus was rear-ended by a box truck on Route 80 at the end of the Monday morning commute.
Video from the scene by News 12 New Jersey showed the bus in the right lane of the eastbound express lanes east of exit 66 for Hudson Street in Bogota. A tow truck and State Police were seen in the the video, but no passengers were seen outside the bus.
The bus did not appear to have any significant damage in the video.
NJ Transit spokesman Nathan Rudy told New Jersey 101.5 that 49 passengers were on board the bus headed from Westwood to the Port Authority in New York.
Two passengers and the driver were taken to hospitals for treatment of minor injuries following the crash, according to Rudy.
State Police initially said the crash occurred at 9:02 a.m. but Rudy later said it happened around 7:30 a.m. The circumstances of the crash are still under investigation by State Police.
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