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MidNJ

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 9:12:55 PM

Route 9 northbound reopened today near Jake Brown Road in Old Bridge after an accident involving a loaded Academy Bus and a small school bus had closed the roadway and caused numerous injuries at the end of the Thursday’s morning commute.

Old Bridge Police said two adults and no children were aboard the small school bus, which was attempting to make a right turn on Arcade Lane but collided with an Academy bus in the shoulder of the roadway shortly after 8AM.

The school bus, which wasn’t carrying children, toppled onto a power supply station in front of an apartment complex. The commuter bus went off the road and traveled another 60 yards before hitting a telephone pole and smashing into a tree. Police were reviewing a video captured by a camera aboard the Academy bus to help determine -
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 4:25:57 AM

Dooooooh
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 2:17:18 AM

Jake's bridge?
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:36:10 AM

2 people were critically injured in this accident.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:27:33 AM

Sounds ugly!
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:20:08 AM

Glad no one was seriously hurt
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:13:30 AM

Certainly some new regulations can come out if this.
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:07:54 AM

Andy,

Amen!
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:46:48 PM

Good that no kids are on the bus.
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 9:30:12 PM

Perhaps it is time to explore bus safety: -- Check out:

http://www.katu.com/news/local/Company-in-deadly-bus-crash-banned-from-Canada-roads-186559721.html
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