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DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Life Threatening Injuries Reported for Victim of Newark Car Crash

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Newark are looking into a crash that reportedly has one person fighting for their life at a hospital in the city this Saturday morning.

The violent crash happened when an SUV struck a tree at approximately 5 a.m. in the vicinity of Haynes Avenue and Frelinghuysen Avenue where, according to preliminary reports, a Port Authority officer and an off-duty EMT came across the crash and began life-saving techniques on the unidentified victim.

EMS transported the person to University Hospital where we could only confirm life-threatening injuries as of 5:27 a.m.

The official cause of the crash remains under investigation.

NPD UPDATE 10:04am This is a confirmed fatality.