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Several Injured in Route 21 Police Car Crash in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose reported that at 10:10 p.m. a driver in the area of NJ-21 and Riverside Avenue collided with two civilian vehicles, causing one of them to collided with a police vehicle at the location.

At approximately 10:10 p.m., police were assisting a previous accident and towing incident at the location.

Police say a speeding gray Honda collided with two other vehicles on the roadway, causing one of those vehicles to collide into the Newark Police vehicle.

Seven individuals, including an off-duty Newark Police Officer, were reported injured during this incident.

According to a statement released to RLS Media, the driver remained at the scene.

The cause is under investigation.