He fled north on Route 1, striking one of the Port Authority officers and causing several accidents.
The suspect crashed that vehicle at Doremus Avenue, but then got out and carjacked a white pick-up truck.
He crashed again at Delancey and Stockton Streets in Newark shortly after 5:00 p.m. The truck flipped over.
He was taken to University Hospital with serious injuries.
Both the suspect and officer are listed in stable condition.