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NJ Transit Police Officer Struck by Car Directing Traffic in Downtown Newark

By rlsmetro on

NJ Transit officials are investigating an officer struck by a car in Newark's downtown district Tuesday night. 

According to a statement, at approximately 7 p.m.,  an officer with the New Jersey Transit Police Department was directing traffic at the scene of an accident near Raymond Boulevard and Route 1 and 9 in Newark when a vehicle struck him. 

Officials said the officer was transported to University Hospital where he sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

There were no other injuries reported and the driver stayed at the scene.