Police: 2 men take car for joyride, hit pedestrian and several vehicles in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police say two men are in custody after they allegedly took a car for a joyride and hit a pedestrian and several vehicles.

The incident was reported near Fairmont and West Side avenues around 11 a.m. Monday.

Authorities say a pedestrian in her 20s was struck by the car. She was badly injured and taken to the hospital where officials say she is in critical but stable condition.

Then a Citi Bike van was struck while a man was inside. He is said to be fine.

Further down the block, the men allegedly struck a van with two women and six children inside. Their conditions were not yet known.

Then the suspects hit another car about a block further down.

Surveillance video shows two men abandoning the vehicle before they were arrested following a foot chase.

The suspects, 22-year-old Daquan Edwards and 21-year-old Nicholas Williams Jr., are facing multiple charges

Five to six blocks were blocked off on West Side Avenue immediately after the incident.


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