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Clark School Placed on Lockdown After Vehicle Occupants Flee From Serious Crash Scene

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Three people were taken into custody Wednesday after they allegedly attempted to flee the scene of a serious crash in Clark.

According to police, a red Honda van that exited the Garden State Parkway ran the light and was subsequently struck by another vehicle.

Police say the van rolled over, ejecting a female passenger from the vehicle.

Two male occupants were taken into custody following a brief foot pursuit after they attempted to flee from the scene of the accident according to police.’

Police say the two men and the woman were not armed but narcotics were found in the van. The trio were ultimately transported to University Hospital in Newark for minor injuries.

Officials said the female driver of the other car also suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene then released.

Police placed Mother Seton High School on lockdown immediately after the men were spotted heading towards the school.

The incident remains under investigation.