14 people claim injuries after NJ Transit bus, vehicle collide in front of NJ hospital: officials

NEWARK, N.J. — Two people said they had minor injuries and 12 more walked into a hospital for treatment after a NJ Transit bus and vehicle crashed outside the hospital in Newark Thursday, officials said.

An NJ Transit bus and vehicle collided in Newark on Oct. 4, 2018, officials said. (AIR11)

The incident happened near Bergen Street and 12th Avenue, outside University Hospital, around 7:17 a.m., NJ Transit officials said.

A vehicle's fender was damaged when it collided with a NJ Transit bus, according to officials.

Officials say the accident involved a number 34 line bus, which travels between Newark and Bloomfield. Roughly 57 people were aboard the bus at the time.

The bus was not damaged, but two bus riders said they had minor injuries as a result, officials said.

Officials later said 12 additional people walked into the hospital asking to be checked out. Additional information about their injuries or symptoms were not provided.

The car had minor damage. But it didn't appear that anyone in the vehicle was injured.

Associated Press contributed to this report.

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