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Early Morning Car Crash Injures Irvington, Linden Teens

By rlsmetro on

**UPDATED 12:26 p.m.**

An early morning crash sent several teens to the hospital in Linden according to authorities.

The crash happened just after midnight at the intersection of South Park and Klem avenues where emergency responders rushed to the scene of a collision with injuries reported at that location.

Authorities said an investigation led by the Linden Police Department Accident Investigation Team determined that a 2014 Chevy Camaro was traveling south on S. Park Ave when it collided with a 2016 Toyota Rav 4 that was traveling east on Klem Ave.

EMS rushed a 15-year-old girl and boy, Irvington residents, (passengers) to University Hospital in Newark suffering serious injuries.

EMS transported the third passenger, a 15-year-old girl from Linden, to University Hospital.

All of the victims were listed in stable condition as of 3:30 a.m.

The driver of the Camaro, **27-year-old Jersey City resident Ashton Pringle**, was charged with assault by auto, a crime of the third degree.

He was released on a summons pending a scheduled appearance in Superior Court on June 26th.

The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

This incident remains under investigation, and anyone with information is urged to contact Inv. Jimmy Solano at (908)474-8505

The cause of the crash is under investigation.