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Paterson Police Pursuit Ends in Crash on NJ-21 in Newark; Arrests

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Passaic County authorities are investigating a Paterson Police pursuit that ended in a crash in Newark's North Ward Wednesday night. 

The incident began when police attempted to pull over a White Mazda CX-5 reportedly carjacked out of Jersey City and wanted for robberies in Paterson. 

Police say the driver refused and led officers on a high-speed pursuit on Route 20 near 9th Avenue. 

According to authorities, the driver sped through sections of Paterson then entered the southbound lanes of NJ-21, where they traveled through Passaic, Clifton, Nutley, Belleville, then crashed near the intersection of Clark Street in Newark. 

Police say they arrested two suspects and found a loaded weapon inside the car. 

There were no serious injuries reported.