A traffic accident involving four school buses in New Jersey has left 39 children with minor injuries.
Police say that one school bus rear-ended another on Interstate 80 after leaving the Lindenmeyer Sports Camp, taking the children on a field trip to Six Flags Great Adventure Amusement Park in Jackson, NJ.
Two additional buses sustained damage as a result of the accident.
About 100 children were on the four buses.
Thirty-nine of the children suffered minor injuries which mostly entailed cuts and bruises. All of the 39 children and two adults were taken to the hospital for observation.
The accident is still under investigation.
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