BREAKING: Newark Police Car Collides with Vehicle on Irvington Township Border

Police officials have the southbound lanes of Clinton Avenue -at Grove Street- in Irvington Township temporarily closed as they investigate a crash that involved a Newark Police vehicle that occurred on Monday morning.

According to preliminary reports, the crash happened just before 5:50 a.m. on the Irvington-Newark border where an officer operating a Newark Police cruiser collided with an SUV that was occupied by at least one person.

The impact of the collision caused the police car to lose control then strike a pole at that location.

Two police officers and the driver of the SUV were both taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and are expected to be ok.

The circumstances behind the crash are pending an information request that was submitted to The Newark Police Department.

Expect some delays and detours.

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