A bus accident near Hamilton on April 20 sent 14 passengers to the hospital with minor injuries, according to NJ Online. The bus lost control and ran off the road, sliding down an embankment off Route 295, according to Sergeant Brian Polite of the New Jersey State Police.
Ten of the passengers were transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hampton with various injuries, and four others were treated at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Police reports estimated there were 30 passengers riding on the bus from Philadelphia to New York at the time of the accident.
New Jersey State Police determined a blown tire to be the cause of the accident two days later. The blowout caused the driver to lose control of the bus and slide off the road. No charges or citations were issued.
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Tip of the week: According to the FMCSA, 15 out of every 19 bus accidents are due to driver error.
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