NJ Officials: Company Involved In Fatal Party Bus Accident Lacks Proper Permits
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New Jersey officials say the company that owns the party bus in which a Queens teenager was killed did not have proper permits for that state.
Police say 16-year-old Daniel Fernandez struck an overpass on Interstate 95 in Fort Lee after sticking his head out of the emergency hatch of the bus last Friday.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Port Authority officials say Designer Limousines of Port Washington, N.Y. did not apply for a state permit required for vehicles over 13 feet, 6 inches high.
The bus was 13 feet, 9 inches high.
By Thursday, the company had not yet commented on the accident, which remains under investigation.