An unknown number of middle school students were on board the school bus at the time of the 10:20 a.m. crash on Route 80 near exit 25 in Mount Olive Township, according to the New Jersey State Police.
Horrible NJ School Bus Accident Leaves 2 Dead, Many Injured
Saint Clare's Denville Hospital and Dover Hospital emergency departments have received 10 patients, a spokesperson said, though there was no immediate information on the extent of their injuries or their ages.
The Paramus transportation office declined to share information with News 4, calling the situation "upsetting."
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