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Shipping Container Falls on Top of Car in Newark’s East Ward


Police reported no serious injuries in an unusual incident where a shipping container fell on top of a car this evening in Newark’s East Ward. 

Officials said it happened around 5:40 p.m. Near the intersection of Delancy and Stockton streets. 

Unusual Incident

Police believe strong wind blew the container off of a stack inside a gated area where it then landed on the windshield of a passing vehicle on Stockton Street. 

No one inside the car suffered severe injuries. 

The incident remains under investigation.