MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – One person was flown to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash involving a school bus on Route 57 in Warren County Tuesday afternoon, according to a post on the Tri-County Volunteer Fire Company’s Facebook page.
The crash happened before 4:30 p.m. on Route 57 near Watters Road in Mansfield Township.
#BREAKING: MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – 2 cars and a school bus involved in crash on Route 57 near Watters Rd. Medevac has been requested. No children reportedly to be on the bus. Route 57 is closed in both directions in the area of the crash. @wrnjradio pic.twitter.com/ULh1jN7Uaw
— Jay Edwards (@JayEdwardsWrnj) October 18, 2022
Emergency crews arrived on scene and found a multi-vehicle accident involving a school bus that was unoccupied and confirmed that there was no entrapment. Crews the began assisting with patient care and stabilizing the involved vehicles, the post said.
Due to the extent of injuries Atlantic Air Ambulance was requested to transport a patient to a trauma center, authorities said.
Other patients were evaluated by Fire Company EMTs and were transported to the hospital by Lebanon Township Fire Department EMS.
Route 57 was reopened around 6:00 p.m.
The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.