Accident involving 2 NJ Transit buses shuts down center tube of Lincoln Tunnel

Twenty-four people were injured, one seriously, when two New Jersey Transit buses collided in the Lincoln Tunnel Monday morning.

All lanes in the center tube have been temporarily closed as a result of the crash.

At abut 8:50 a.m., a bus on the 127 line from Ridgefield to the Port Authority Bus Terminal with 37 passengers on board rear-ended a bus on the 128 line from North Hudson Park in Fairview to the Port Authority.

That bus with full, with more than 50 passengers on board.

Bus service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal may experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Both buses were removed by 10:25 a.m., but motorists heading into New York City faced major delays.

Michelle Charlesworth spoke with one of the passengers:

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