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Two Injured After Car Crashes into Building in Newark's Central Ward


Police reported two injuries in an early morning collision in Newark's Central Ward. 

At approximately 1:20 a.m., police responded to reports of a crash with injuries at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and South Jacob Street. 

Emergency responders arrived and found a vehicle crashed into the IHS building and a second severely damaged vehicle on the sidewalk at that location. 


EMS transported two victims to University Hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries. 

PSEG work crews were called to the scene to shut off gas to the building after a gas line was reportedly compromised. 

Authorities are investigating if one of the drivers was under the influence.

The official cause of the crash is under investigation.