Police & Fire

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

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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The driver escaped the vehicle before it plunged into the water. Credits: All photos courtesy of Clark Fire Department
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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 into 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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