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More than a dozen injured when Newark airport employee shuttle crashes

An employee shuttle crashed early Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, At least 12 people were hurt.
An employee shuttle crashed early Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, At least 12 people were hurt.

Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

More than a dozen people were injured early Friday when an airport employee shuttle bus crashed into a concrete divider at Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ.com reported.

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The injuries were not considered life-threatening, authorities said, but the crash tied up traffic at the airport and surrounding roads for a few hours, the website reported.

According to a spokesman with the Port Authority, the shuttle was approaching the terminal when it hit the barrier at 5:30 a.m., the North Jersey Record reported.

Flights were not impacted, Port Authority police told NJ.com.