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UPDATE: Suspects Fleeing in Van Crashes Four State Police Cars in Chase from Woodland Park to Nutley


NJ State Police are on the search for two suspects who led them on a two-county pursuit that ended in damage to state vehicles in Nutley Wednesday evening. 

State Police officials said at approximately 6:52 p.m., troopers attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on a white Ford Econoline van for a moving violation on Interstate 80 westbound at milepost 56.8 in Woodland Park. 

According to officials, the vehicle failed to stop. It continued traveling at a high rate of speed on I-80 before exiting to Route 23 service road in Wayne Township, where it continued down local roads before entering the Wayne Police Athletic League parking lot.  

At this point, officials said the driver purposely struck two state police vehicles. 

The driver then exited the parking lot and traveled onto Route 23 to I-80 eastbound and then proceeded to State Highway 19 before entering the Garden State Parkway, where the driver struck two additional NJ State Police cars.

According to state police officials, they then exited the Garden State Parkway at 151. 

The suspects bailed from the van a short time later on Darling Avenue in Nutley. 

Officials would not confirm residents' reports that the suspects pulled dirt bikes from the van's rear and sped from the scene. 

The investigation is active and the suspect remains at large, police officials said.