CLARK, NJ – The Clark Fire and Police Departments responded to a crash on the Garden State Parkway at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday. The incident occurred on the southbound side of the parkway just beyond the Clark exit at the site of the Westfield Ave. overpass. 

According to Captain Ryan Might of the Clark Fire Department, once at the scene, responders found a single-vehicle at the crash site.  Firefighters from Clark and Cranford worked to extricate a female driver from the car. There were no passengers. 

Might said the victim was attended to by FD personnel and Cranford EMS. Traffic backed up on the parkway as an Atlantic Air One helicopter landed on the roadway to retrieve the woman.  She was taken to the trauma unit at University Hospital in Newark according to officials.  

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In total three Clark engines were dispatched with approximately 12 firefighters.  They were joined by the Clark Police, Cranford Fire Department and EMS. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and Twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.'s Grand Re-Opening Marketing specials provide local businesses with social media marketing, content marketing, and brand awareness as well as the flexibility to market in neighboring towns. To find out more, click here.