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Officers Taken to Hospital After Bayonne Explosion, Released

By kcora on

Hospital officials confirmed that the two police officers who were taken to the hospital after this morning explosion in Bayonne have been released.

According to police, shortly after 9 a.m. workers were conducting a "pressure test of a gas line" at a work site on Chosin Few Way near Goldsborough Drive when a small explosion occurred.

Among the injured were two workers who were taken to Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health, one in critical condition while the second worker remains in serious condition as of this afternoon. A third worker was transported was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries, police added.

Officers at the site were transported to Bayonne Medical Center as a precaution but have since been released without injuries.

PSE&G and authorities were at the scene investigation.

According to officials, there is no danger of any gas leak or additional risks.