NJ buses collide inside Lincoln Tunnel; 32 hurt

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First responders from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey help a passenger off a bus and to an ambulance, following a morning accident involving two busses near the Manhattan entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, May 18, 2018 in New York City. | Drew Angerer/Getty

NEW YORK — A New Jersey Transit bus collided with another inside the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 32 people including seven with more serious injuries.

New Jersey Transit officials say a bus from Wayne, New Jersey, rear-ended bus one from Oradell, New Jersey, at about 9:50 a.m. There were 25 riders aboard the first bus, and 37 on the other. The driver of the first bus suffered minor injuries.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey manages the tunnel. Officials said the tunnel was open. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The Lincoln Tunnel connects New York City with New Jersey and is a major transit artery.

Police from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey investigate a New Jersey Transit bus that was involved in a morning crash near the Manhattan entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, May 18, 2018 in New York City. According to officials from the New York

Police from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey investigate a New Jersey Transit bus that was involved in a morning crash near the Manhattan entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, May 18, 2018 in New York City. According to officials from the New York City Fire Department, a New Jersey Transit bus collided with another bus inside the Lincoln Tunnel on Friday morning. Officials said there were upwards of 30 injuries. | Drew Angerer/Getty

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