A red dump trump with a crushed front end was parked nearby along the highway.
Multiple people have been transported to at least one local hospital, a hospital official said.
Multiple injuries were reported after a school bus carrying students was involved in a serious crash on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, CBS New York reports.
Police said it is not known how many children were on the bus but they did confirm that several patients were taken to medical centers in the area.
The bus was on its side on the median of the highway with its front end sheared off.
The extent of the injuries was not immediately made clear. - Multiple people were injured when a school bus overturned during in a crash with a dump truck in New Jersey.
A sign outside of the school, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the crash site, informed people to go to the auditorium for updates on the accident and the school was offering crisis counseling.
A fifth grade class in the district was scheduled to visit Waterloo Village about five miles from the crash site. Raw video from the scene: Morristown Medical Center spokeswoman Elaine Andrecovich said they have received some people from the accident, but she did not have a number available and could not say how many were children.
Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum called the accident "horrific" in an interview with WABC.
The crash involving the bus and a truck occurred in Mount Olive Township at about 10:20 a.m., authorities said. But the parent of one of the students tells News 12 New Jersey that his daughter had such a bad concussion that she gave the hospital the wrong name when she was taken in.