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UPDATE: Bayway Multi-Vehicle Crash Not Related to Pursuit: Elizabeth Police

By rlsmetro on

Police in Elizabeth reported that a multi-vehicle crash in the Bayway section of the city was not the result of a police pursuit on Thursday, October 13. 

The incident happened before 1 a.m. on Bayway Avenue, where emergency responders responded to reports of a crash with injuries near Grier Avenue. 


Firefighters arrived and found  Elizabeth Police on the scene with at least three vehicles damaged in a collision that had two of the cars on the sidewalk at the intersection. 

According to a statement released by Elizabeth Spoleswoman Ruby Contreras, Elizabeth Police did initiate a chase with an unidentified vehicle. Still, the pursuit was called off, and no collision resulted from that action. 


Residents on Bayway photographed images of police on the ground arresting a man who appeared to have attempted to flee the scene of the crash. 

Spokeswoman Contreras did not report any injuries during the crash, which remains under investigation.