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2 Newark cops hurt when cruisers collide during chase

Monday, April 15, 2013
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Two Newark police officers are in the hospital Monday after their cruisers colliding while chasing a suspect.

The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and 21st Street while the officers were both chasing the driver of a white pickup truck.

The truck was found abandoned nearby on Harrison Place, and two guns were found inside.

The officers were taken to University Hospital in Newark with injuries.

It was not immediately known why police were attempting to pull over the pickup truck.


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