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Police Investigate Multi-Vehicle Collision in Newark’s South Ward


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police in Newark are investigating a four-car collision that occurred in the South Ward on Tuesday, sending at least two individuals to the hospital.

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At approximately 10:59 a.m., Newark Police responded to the crash at the intersection of Lyons Avenue and Leslie Street.

According to a statement released by Newark Police Director Fragé, two people were transported to the University Hospital for evaluation due to complaints of pain.

Director Fragé said one of the vehicles involved in the collision was parked and was pushed against the closed gate of an unoccupied commercial property.

Crash All drivers involved remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

This incident remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the cause of the wreck.