Transcript for Deadly Bus Crash in Newark, NJ
Now to whit deadly bus crash tonight one witness saying the moment of impact sounded like an explosion there were many serious injuries one of the drivers was killed. Here's ABC's Egypt over. Tonight authorities investigating what caused this harrowing collision. Soon to Trenton but colliding or allegedly Lipitor. What that meant obsolete yet. Witnesses say an empty bus going about sixty miles per hour ran a red light tearing through Newark intersection nearly ripping a crowded bus in half or. You. In the chaos eighteen injured to dead including the driver of the empty but. This video shot by an injured passenger shows the moments just after the accident and emergency crews moving through the mangled mess. I was before you want you to back wars we'll. We've got a lot of people injured. There were an average roughly 2500 bus crashes each year just like this one earlier this week in Oklahoma. Almost half happen in intersections. And. David investigators are now looking at surveillance videos in hopes of figuring out why that driver nearly thirty year veteran collided with another bus. David even thank you.
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