Two police officers are hurt after a four-vehicle accident in Beachwood.


Accident involving two police cruisers on Route 9 in Beachwood (6 ABC)

The impact pushed a cruiser with officer Rob King inside into a cruiser with officer Jesse Urban who was knocked out of the car and onto the pavement. 

The Ashbury Park Press reports the accident involved two police cars, a minivan and a fourth Friday night. Authorities tell the newspaper the two officers' injuries aren't believed to be life threatening. King was hospitalized for a concussion and released while Urban was treated overnight for broken ribs, a concussion and numerous scapes and cuts said Cuneo.

Several ambulances were at the scene and two helicopters had been called to take some of the injured to hospitals. Route 9 between Pine Beach and Toms River was closed due to the accident for several hours.


The Associated Press contributed to this report