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New Jersey police officer injured in car accident

A 39-year-old Bergen County police officer was injured when his patrol car and another vehicle were involved in an accident on Route 46 in New Jersey.

According to a county prosecutor, the officer was assisting a colleague who was having difficulties with his police vehicle. While stopped on the shoulder of the road, a car driven by a 36-year-old man, who was allegedly drunk at the time, rear ended the patrol car.

As a result of the accident, the officer suffered serious head injuries as well as broken ribs. The other officer was not injured in the collision.

Upon reporting the accident, the second officer removed the other driver from his car and took him to an area away from the road. According to authorities, this is when he fled by foot. Fortunately, he was found shortly thereafter.

The man who caused the accident is a coach and teacher at a local high school. Once released from the hospital, he is set to be handed over to local police. Authorities said that he is going to face motor vehicle and criminal charges.

These are the types of car accidents that can be avoided by simply following the rules of the road. In this case, a man decided to drink and drive, which led to a serious collision that led to personal injury of a police officer. In addition to the damage to the vehicles, the man who had stopped to help a fellow officer suffered serious injuries that have required medical attention, including surgery for bleeding and a skull fracture.

Source: Asbury Park Press, "NJ police officer seriously injured in 2-car crash" No author given, Apr. 19, 2014

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