Police & Fire

Driver Escapes Icy Waters After Car Goes Off Road Near Clark and Cranford Borders

Emergency personnel lined the northbound side of the GSP at site where car went off road and into river. Credits: William Bizink
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Car in water off of northbound GSP Credits: Courtesy of Clark FD
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Credits: William Bizink
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Divers in the water checking for additional occupants. None were found. Credits: Courtesy of Clark FD
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Emergency Responders on scene Credits: Courtesy of Clark FD
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Car pulled from river Credits: Courtesy of Clark FD
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Credits: Courtesy of Clark FD
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CLARK, NJ –A car went off the road and into the river on the northbound Garden State Parkway between the Clark and Cranford exits during Wednesday night’s snowstorm.

According to Clark’s Chief of Police, Pedro Matos the car’s driver managed to escape the water.  Divers went in to the river and determined the car to be empty.  The sole occupant was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The NJ State Police have not yet issued a statement.  This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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