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Officers Injured After Suspect's Vehicle Rams Newark Patrol Car

By rlsmetro on
Newark

There were non-life threatening injuries reported for two officers whose patrol car was rammed during a traffic stop in Newark's South Ward on Sunday morning.

According to preliminary reports, police attempted to stop a vehicle on Leslie Street for an unknown situation when the driver of the car sped the car up and rammed the police cruiser at around 2:05 a.m.

Police say the suspect sped away in a black BMW immediately after the incident.

Officers canvassing the area found the car within the city limits, but the suspect fled the scene on foot and remains at-large.

The officers were transported to University Hospital for observation and are expected to be ok according to reports.