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Police Pursuit Ends in Crash, Injuries in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

A police officer and at least two others suffered injuries after a pursuit ended in a violent collision in Newark's North Ward Saturday night. 

According to a preliminary investigation,  police attempted a motor vehicle stop in the northern portion of the city just before 10:15 p.m. when the driver of the car refused officers' lights and sirens then sped away. 

According to preliminary reports, a brief high-speed pursuit ensued and ended in a crash of a civilian vehicle near Woodside and Montclair avenues, with suspects bailing from the car and running through yards in the neighborhood. 

Police say two suspects were detained during a foot pursuit. All of the victims were transported to the hospital, suffering various non-fatal injuries. 

The incident remains under investigation.