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Driver Arrested for DWI After Rear-Ending Police Car in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Two Police officers were transported to the hospital for evaluations after their patrol car was struck by a civilian vehicle in Newark's South Ward on Wednesday night. 

According to preliminary reports, EM was requested to the area of 293 Hawthorne Avenue after a vehicle slammed into the back of a patrol car around 10:20 p.m. 

Police say the driver of the car was arrested for DWI after an initial investigation at the scene. 

The police cruiser suffered minor damage, according to reports. 

Newark Police will handle the investigation.