Two New Jersey Transit buses collided Monday morning in the Lincoln Tunnel leaving dozens injuredand commuters stuck in traffic, reports said.
The FDNY said 44 passengers were injured in the crash—of those 41 were considered minor and three serious.
The driver of one bus was ticketed for an improper lane change, authorities said.
A 127 line busfrom Ridgefield to the Port Authority Bus Terminalrear-ended a bus on the 128 line from North Hudson Park in Fairview to the Port Authority,ABC7 reported.
A Port Authority spokesman told NBC4 that adoor of one bus had to be cut open to remove the passengers.
Inbound traffic was diverted to the south tube of the tunnel, the station added, causing delays of nearly two hours.
Bus service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal experienced delays of up to 30 minutes, according to ABC7.
Both buses were removed by 10:25 a.m., with the center tube reopening around an hour later, Fox5 reported.