3 police officers critically injured after being hit by 2 motorcycles in Union City, NJ

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UNION CITY, N.J. — Three police officers were critically injured when they were struck by two motorcycles in Union City, New Jersey Wednesday evening.

It happened around 9 p.m. at Palisade Avenue and 30th Street.

Authorities say the officers were responding to a separate accident involving a teen being fatally struck by a sanitation truck that happened around 7 p.m.

While the officers were investigating, two motorcycles sped down the road and slammed into the officers.

One motorcyclists crashed and remained on the scene. His condition was not released. The second biker fled the scene.

All three officers were rushed to the hospital in critical condition, but are expected to be okay.

There is no further information at this time.

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