Girl Killed When School Bus Collides with Dump Truck in New Jersey

A school bus carrying elementary school children was involved in a crash with a dump truck in Chesterfield, N.J. on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 16, killing one girl and injuring at least three others. According to AJC.com, the crash occurred at a four-way intersection, sending the bus into a traffic signal pole. The dump truck caromed off the road and into a field of grass. The report did not include details on the condition of the driver of the dump truck.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.

(Photo credit: AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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