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NJ Transit Bus Crash Seriously Injures 7 Near Holland Tunnel

The New York Police Department is investigating a bus crash between two New Jersey Transit buses near an entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel in Manhattan Friday that injured at least 32 people. According to NBC 4 New York, New Jersey Transit bus 185 from Oradell, New Jersey, slammed into the back of bus 193 out of Wayne, New Jersey at the entrance to the center tube of the tunnel. The Lincoln Tunnel is a tunnel system under the Hudson River connecting Midtown Manhattan and New Jersey. Citing New York City Fire Department officials, NBC News reported that most of the ... Read More

New Jersey Transit Pulls 44 Train Engineers After Sleep Apnea Diagnoses

New Jersey Transit pulled 44 of its train engineers from service after sleep disorder tests indicated they suffer from sleep apnea. The move followed a determination by federal investigators that a train engineer’s sleep apnea triggered a deadly 2016 New Jersey Transit crash in Hoboken. The Associated Press reports that New Jersey Transit screened 373 of its engineers for sleep disorders. Of those, 57 were sidelined pending the results of further studies. Ultimately, 44 of those engineers were diagnosed with sleep apnea and removed from service until they met the treatment requirements for the disorder, which diminishes the quality of ... Read More