Car crashes into utility pole, catches fire in Denville, apparently during attempted traffic stop

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Police stop ends in fiery crash in Denville
An attempted traffic stop ended in a fiery crash in Denville, New Jersey.

DENVILLE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A car crashed into a utility pole and caught fire overnight Wednesday, apparently during an attempted traffic stop in New Jersey.

It happened in the early morning hours on Route 53 at Station Road in Denville.

Police are investigating whether the vehicle involved in the crash was stolen.

The people inside the vehicle sustained serious injuries.

The crash happened a bit south of Route 80 caused some traffic delays throughout the morning commute.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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