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5 injured in crash involving Newark Police vehicle: officials

Injuries in crash involving Newark Police vehicle
Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 17:10:53-05

NEWARK, N.J. — Authorities say a multivehicle accident that included a Newark police cruiser has left five people injured, though none of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Hawthorne and Chadwick avenues.

The victims were being treated at hospitals for undisclosed injuries, and further details about them were not immediately disclosed.

Newark police and the Essex County Prosecutors Office are investigating the crash.