3 injured while waiting for AAA after car breaks down near Ogdensburg

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OGDENSBURG, N.J. — Four people are injured after a car broke down on Main Street in Ogdensburg and another car rear-ended it.

Around 3 a.m. Sunday, a Nissan Altima broke down on Main Street. Two 17-year-olds and Erica Flowers, 21, waited outside of the Altima after calling AAA for help, according to police.

While they were waiting, a Mitsubishi Eclipse rear ended the Altima. Sarah Jane Beagle, 30, was driving the Eclipse.

When Beagle hit the Altima, the Altima moved forward and hit a Hyundai Elantra.

The two 17-year-old Altima passengers and Flowers were injured when the Altima collided with the Elantra. Flowers was standing between the cars at the time of impact and suffered serious injuries, police said.

All four involved were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

The incident closed Main Street for around three hours Sunday morning.

An investigation is ongoing.

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