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Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

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Students were on the buses at the time of dismissal when the accident occured. Credits: Elizabeth Clee
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Three buses were involved in the incident at the high school. Credits: Elizabeth Clee
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Clark's Volunteer Emergency Squad responded to the scene. Credits: Elizabeth Clee
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CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ALJ's school nurse was on the scene. The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad was also on the scene to evaluate the victims. All injured in the crash were released after assessment.    

Officials confirmed that the crash was caused by the third bus in a row hitting the second and sending it into the first.

 

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