Police Officer Injured After NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Patrol Car

Injuries Not Considered Life Threatening
NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit train (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)


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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A Bridgewater, N.J. police officer was injured Thursday after his patrol car was struck by a train, NJ TRANSIT said.

The officer was responding to the track to check on a possible trespasser, when his patrol car was struck by a Raritan Valley train.

The officer’s injuries are not considered life threatening.

Train traffic in the area was stopped following the accident. Click here to check current conditions.

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