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3 Injured, 1 Critically, in NJ Bus Accident

Camara Thomas1 year ago

Authorities are investigating a bus accident that left three people injured in Orange, New Jersey last week.

Details of the New Jersey Bus Accident

According to WABC-TV, the tragic accident involved a Coach USA Bus Company and occurred Wednesday around 2:30 pm.

Preliminary reports indicate the bus driver lost control of the bus. As he attempted to regain control, he hit a nearby Nissan before hitting a man on the sidewalk. The bus came to rest after it crashed into a Bank of America building.

Fortunately, no one inside the bank was hurt when the bus crashed into it.  The driver and three others were rushed to University Hospital – one person is listed in critical condition. 

National Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 33,561 people were killed in traffic collisions in 2012 – a 3.3-percent increase from the 32,479 deaths recorded in 2011.
  • Of those killed in 2012:
  • An additional 2,362,000 people were injured in auto accidents in 2102.

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