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Gloucester County School Bus Crash Sends Students To Hospital

By Tim Jimenez and Natasha Brown

NATIONAL PARK, N.J. (CBS) — Five people, including three elementary school students, suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a school bus and an SUV in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

Police say it happened around 4 p.m. at Grove and Hessian Avenues in National Park, New Jersey. Authorities say the SUV ran a red light and crashed into a school bus carrying students from Green-Fields Elementary in West Deptford.

Complaints of pain sent three students to Underwood Memorial Hospital but according to police they were not seriously hurt.

And as a precaution, Six other students were also checked out at the hospital.

The bus driver and a passenger in the SUV were also treated for minor injuries.

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  • Peter

    How did the accident happen?

  • Cynthia Petillo

    Oh my, another accident involving our loves! So glad to hear that the injuries were of a minor nature. Once again, bus accident during rush hour like conditions. Statistically, well…. we read of it every day. I’m not sure what we can do to make our children any safer. Excellent chauffeurs, safe busses, compliance to regulations….life as we know it, full of uncertainties?? The unexpected is part of life. You never know when that anomaly is out there.

  • Kat Fulgham

    I have gotten lots of caring people calling me to make sure that I was okay. I, Miss Kat, was not the driver. I hope all the people involved are okay. Thank you for your kind thoughts!

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