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Port Authority Officer Injured in Little Ferry Crash

Little Ferry

A Tuesday morning crash on Route 46 in Little Ferry sent two people, including a Port Authority officer, to the hospital, police announced.

According to Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo, police responded to Route 46 East and Industrial Avenue shortly after 7 a.m. for a report of a crash,

Based on preliminary investigations, it was determined that the driver was attempting to cross Route 46 while the officer -had his lights and sirens on - was traveling on the roadway in response to a call. Allegedly an illegally parked truck blocked the view of the driver, leading to the T-bone accident.

According to police, both drivers - civilian and the officer - were transported to Hackensack University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.