School bus driver to face citations in crash that injured 14

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Several injured after school bus, tractor trailer collide in Gloucester Co.
A tractor trailer and a school bus crashed in Gloucester County as reported by Dann Cuellar during Action News at 11 on January 7, 2019.

Authorities say a school bus driver will face citations following a crash with a tractor-trailer that injured 14 students.

The crash in South Harrison occurred around 3:20 p.m. Monday. Authorities say the bus driver, whose name wasn't released, was trying to make a left turn and apparently didn't see the truck coming.

The truck, which was hauling sand, overturned and briefly leaked diesel fuel.

Several students injured in Gloucester Co. school bus accident: Dann Cuellar reports on Action News at 6 p.m., January 7, 2019

The bus was carrying 22 students from Gloucester County Institute of Technology, a vocational-technical school in Sewell. Fourteen students were taken to area hospitals with various injuries, none of which were considered life-threatening, and most of the students were treated and released.

Authorities say the accident remains under investigation.

Several injured in school bus crash in Gloucester County: As seen on Action News at 5 p.m., January 7, 2019


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