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Passengers wait after their bus overturned in a ditch off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. Passengers who were unhurt were put on another bus and continued their journey, authorities said. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Bus from Canada overturns on NJ exit ramp; 23 hurt

A tour bus from Canada carrying about 60 people bound for New York City overturned on a highway exit ramp in northern New Jersey early Saturday, slid down an embankment and landed on its side, injuring 23 passengers, authorities said.

Passengers wait after their bus overturned in a
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Passengers wait after their bus overturned in a ditch off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. Passengers who were unhurt were put on another bus and continued their journey, authorities said. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Passengers look on after their bus overturned off
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Passengers look on after their bus overturned off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. Authorities said the bus had been chartered by a church group. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Workers examine a bus that overturned at an
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Workers examine a bus that overturned at an exit ramp on Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. Some windows broke during the crash and their frames pinned three people, but they were quickly freed and taken to hospitals. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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A bus sits in a ditch after it
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A bus sits in a ditch after it overturned at an exit ramp off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. The chartered tour bus from Toronto was headed for New York City. (Oct. 6, 2012)

A bus rests in a ditch after it
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A bus rests in a ditch after it overturned off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. The driver, who suffered a gash in his arm, told state police that he was cut off by another vehicle, though it was not immediately clear whether that caused the crash about 7:30 a.m. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Passengers gather after their bus overturned in a
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Passengers gather after their bus overturned in a ditch in Wayne, N.J. Eight of the injured passengers were admitted in critical condition, hospital spokeswoman Liz Asani told The Record of Woodland Park. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Rescue workers stand by after a bus overturned
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Rescue workers stand by after a bus overturned off Interstate 80 in northern New Jersey. "It was terrifying," Norma Cumberbatch, 66, of Toronto, told The Star-Ledger of Newark. Cumberbatch, who was traveling with her 68-year-old sister, Marjorie, said she struggled to free her legs from fallen luggage and other debris before trying to find her sister. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Marjorie Cumberbatch said she heard
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Marjorie Cumberbatch said she heard "thump, thump, thump. Then I looked up and I saw people over me screaming and crying" after a bus overturned in a ditch off Interstate 80 in Wayne, N.J. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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