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UPDATE: Two Pedestrians Injured After Car Strikes Them, Crashes Into Garage in Irvington Township

Irvington Township

By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in the Essex County town of Irvingotn are investigating the cause of a crash that sent two pedestrians to the hospital and caused property damage to a structure on Friday, RLS Media first reported. 


According to Irvington Police officials, emergency responders rushed to reports of a car colliding into a building at 676 18th Avenue around 7:30 p.m. 

When police and rescue crews arrived, they found a car underneath a pile of debris with two pedestrians down on the street at that location. 

Irvington Police officials said the pedestrians sustained non-fatal injuries as a result of the collision, but the motor vehicle continued to lose control and then crashed into a garage.

It caused an immediate collapse. 

Police officials say a utility pole was also struck and was removed by PSEG. The Irvington Fire Department responded as well to assist with the scene.

The Irvington Police Department will lead the investigation.