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UPDATE: Injuries Reported in Crash That Involved Police Car in Downtown Paterson


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police officials are investigating a crash that involved a police vehicle in downtown Paterson Sunday evening. 

Emergency responders and rescue crews were dispatched to the intersection of Main and Ward streets to investigate reports of a two-car collision around 5:35 p.m. 


Crews arrived and found an overturned vehicle and a police car that lost control and slammed into a pole at that location. 

One person from the civilian vehicle suffered non-fatal injuries after his car flipped over due to the crash's impact. Two ambulance units were on the scene to assist other individuals who suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

There were no severe injuries reported to officers during the crash. 


The cause of the collision is under investigation.