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.