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5-school bus crash; at least 17 injured

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MEDFORD LAKES -

Authorities say an accident involving five school buses in Medford Lakes sent a number of people to hospitals.

According to officials, the crash was reported Monday just after 4 p.m.

WCAU-TV reported the buses were picking up children from the JCC Camps at Medford.

An emergency dispatcher said 17 people were transported to hospitals, and there were as many as 35 patients, but the injuries appeared to be minor.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the accident.

News video from the scene showed at least one bus with front-end damage.

A person answering the phone at JCC Camps at Medford said there would be no comment at this time.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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