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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey sheriff's office has impounded a commuter bus in the first seizure that's part of a new crackdown on the private buses.

Authorities say the driver of a similar bus was on a cellphone when he hit a pole that fell and killed an 8-month-old this week.

A spokesman for the Hudson County Sheriff's Office said officers pulled over a jitney bus Thursday afternoon after it ran a red light and found the driver had a suspended license.

The crackdown was announced Thursday, two days after a bus driven by Idowu Daramola plowed into a pole that fell and killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes.

Daramola made a brief court appearance Thursday. He's charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cellphone while operating a vehicle.

 
Published in National News
Sunday, 14 April 2013 09:16

16 injured in Yosemite bus crash

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a tour bus has crashed near Yosemite National Park and 16 people are hurt, but their injuries aren't serious.

The California Highway Patrol says the bus was about 40 miles south of the park when the accident occurred around 6 p.m. Saturday.

The patrol's Merced dispatch office described it as a minor injury crash, and said the 16 people were taken to local hospitals.

The office says that the bus was carrying 17 people, including a driver, when it went off the road and over and embankment near local road 630.

No more information was immediately available.

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