14 students rushed to hospital after school bus collides with tractor-trailer

Antionette Lee
January 07, 2019 - 7:44 pm

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SOUTH HARRISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway into a school bus crash in South Harrison Township, Gloucester County that sent more than a dozen children to the hospital. 

The accident happened around 3:20 p.m. Monday at Ferrell and Monroeville roads. 

Authorities say the bus was carrying 22 students from the Gloucester County Institute of Technology when it collided with a tractor-trailer carrying sand.

The truck driver and 14 students were sent to nearby hospitals. Authorities say there are no life-threatening injuries. 

A hazmat team was on the scene to cleanup the diesel fuel that leaked from the truck.  

There is no word yet on the condition of the truck driver.