According to NJ Advance Media, 43 Paramus middle school students were injured and one student and a teacher were killed when a dump truck crashed into a school bus on Interstate 80.
Video of the crash obtained by the Department of Transportation appears to show the dump truck swerving in an attempt to avoid the school bus, which was attempting a U-turn through a cut-through in the eastbound lanes of the interstate.
The 77-year-old driver of the school bus, Hudy Muldrow Sr., was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide for the deaths of Miranda Vargas, 10, and Jennifer Williamson, 51. He has since been released from jail pending indictment.
The lawsuit names Mendez Trucking and seeks damages for “severe, grievous, permanent, and painful enemies” for which the child remains hospitalized. Prior to the lawsuit, the truck driver and the owner of the truck have not faced blame for the collision.
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