No students involved in bus crash on Route 35 in Middletown

     (Image: Google Maps)

    (Image: Google Maps)

    No students were on a school bus involved in a crash on Route 35 in Middletown earlier this morning, township school officials said.

    The crash, involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer, occurred in the southbound lanes near the Middletown Shopping Center shortly before 8:00 a.m., according to 

    Firefighters extricated the bus driver, and a medevac transported the victim to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, police said.

    The extent of injuries was not immediately known. 

    A tweet from the school district said that the bus was not from the township. 

    The southbound lanes remain closed as of 9:00 a.m. for a police investigation. Traffic is heavy on all connecting roadways, according to Google Maps. 

    This is a developing story.

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