Bergen County Stolen Vehicle Chase Ends in Newark
A high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle that began in Bergen County ended in an Essex County city early Friday morning.
According to preliminary reports, Franklin Lakes Police reported a grey Acura with a reported NJ license plate number "K63-GHT" that was stolen from a location in the city before 2:15 a.m. when Paramus Police notified authorities in Franklin Lakes that they spotted the suspected vehicle and attempted to pull the driver over.
Police say the driver ignored officer's emergency lights and sped southbound on The Garden State Parkway.
With the pursuit reaching speeds of over 100 mph, Paramus authorities reportedly terminated the pursuit near exit 154 but Clifton and NJ State Police authorities continued following the car.
The driver of the stolen car exited the highway at 145 in East Orange and nearly struck several vehicles on Central Avenue before speeding eastbound into Newark where officers lost the car near the Georgia King Village Housing development on Fairmount Avenue.
There were no injuries reported in the pursuit. The suspect remains at-large.