Suspect crashes into Newark police cars

June 23, 2009 9:29:03 AM PDT
Newark police say a suspect wanted for firing gunshots collided his vehicle into unmarked police cars in a spectacular crash on the Newark and Irvington border.The suspect hit the police cars at the intersection of Taft Place and Grove Street just before 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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The suspect declined to pull his black Hyundai over for police on Routes 1 & 9, according to police.

Police followed him into the residential streets of Newark, where the suspect vehicle collided with as many as three police vehicles.

One Newark police sergeant was taken with neck and back injuries to University Hospital from the crash.


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