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Driver, Passenger Flees Scene After Crashing Vehicle into Bus in Newark

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By: Jeff Sommes 

Officials reported non-life threatening injuries for at least one person involved in a crash in Newark's West Ward Tuesday afternoon. 

The three-vehicle collision happened around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of Bergen and Market streets. 

Emergency responders from nearby University Hospital, Rutgers Police, The Essex County Sheriff's Office and Newark Police arrived to assist in the collision. 

The driver and a passenger from the vehicle that initiated the crash reportedly fled the scene and were last observed running through a nearby housing complex. 

The driver of the other vehicle involved suffered minor injuries. 

No one onboard the NJ Transit's #99 bus was reportedly injured.