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Jersey City Sergeant Injured After Patrol Car Flips Over

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County offcials are looking into the cause of a crash that injured an officer in Jersey City Saturday night.

According to Jersey City Police, emergency responders rushed to the intersection of Mallory and Communipaw avenues after receiving reports of a crash with a trapped person inside the vehicle.

Rescue crews arrived and found a severely damaged and overturned police cruiser that struck a pole then slammed into the window of a Chevrolet car dealership at that location.

Police say the Sergeant -who operated the car- was able to self-extricate shortly before emergency responders arrived at the scene. EMS transported the alert and conscious officer to Jersey City Medical Center in stable condition.

Authorities closed Mallory Avenue from NJ-440 to Communipaw for the investigation

Police have not released the cause of the crash at this time.