Man Running On I-78 in Newark Following Hit-and-Run Crash Causes Traffic Delays

EMS notified NJ State Police this evening after a unit observed a crash on an NJ highway and one of the drivers sprinting from the scene in the westbound lanes.

According to preliminary reports, the two-car crash happened near mile marker 56.6 at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Officials say EMS called the incident n to their dispatch when they observed one of the drivers jump out of the car and ran across the highway in an apparent attempt get away.

The suspect caused several motorists to swiftly apply their breaks to avoid striking him according to reports.

The incident caused minor delays for drivers traveling westbound.

There were no severe injuries reported and the driver remains at-large.