Who says there’s by no means a health care provider round if you want one?
Highschool college students fleeing flames on their passenger bus on the southbound shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike in Camden County on Sunday morning not solely received a health care provider who rushed to their rescue, however a star physician, no much less.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, who rode to fame as one of many favourite purveyors of well being and wellness to Oprah Winfrey and different stars, simply occurred to be passing by moments after the bus erupted in flames, close to Barrington, in keeping with his Fb web page.
“Earlier at this time I occurred upon this bus fireplace on the New Jersey Turnpike,” a message on Ozs Fb web page mentioned.
“The passengers have been college students from a highschool in Baltimore who have been on their method residence after seeing the musical ‘Depraved’ in New York Metropolis. Fortunately nobody was harm, and the scholars have been in a position to save their devices — some even braving the hazard to guard these prized possessions. Because the brave driver, Anthony Townes, defined, the wheel of the bus caught on fireplace. I am simply so grateful everybody made it out protected and sound.”
State police mentioned the incident was reported at 11:30 a.m. within the southbound lanes of the turnpike. All southbound lanes have been closed from 11:40 till left lanes have been reopened about an hour later.
No accidents have been reported and a alternative automobile arrived lower than 30 minutes after the college students fled the flaming bus, state police Sgt. Lawrence Peele mentioned.