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Elizabeth Woman Ensues Pursuit Through Rutherford, Lyndhurst, North Arlington

By kcora on
Rutherford Lyndhurst North Arlington

A 23-year-old woman is in custody after ensuing a police pursuit through several towns Monday evening.

According to police, a Rutherford police officer tried to stop a 2011 Nissan Altima after the driver struck a car on Mortimer Avenue.

The officer activated the lights of his unmarked vehicle but the driver - later identified as Daniliz Carrion, 23, of Elizabeth - allegedly accelerated the car towards the officer's vehicle. The officer was able to swerve to the side to avoid impact.

Although Carrion managed to get away, an hour later another officer spotted the damaged car this time leading police on pursuit through side street into Lyndhurst.

Lyndhurst police joined the pursuit through several streets but ended the pursuit due to the potential dangers.

After Carrion continued, she got a flat tire but continue to drive on the rim of the vehicle when she was spotted and arrested by North Arlington police.

She has was charged with two counts of eluding, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and various motor vehicle offenses.

Carrion was being held at the Bergen County Jail on $100,000 bail.