Driver loses control, crashes into Paramus home after wild police chase

Sunday, February 28, 2016

PARAMUS, New Jersey -- A police chase in New Jersey ended when a driver lost control and crashed into a home.

Saddle Brook Police say the chase began early Saturday morning when officers tried to pull a Nissan over for running a red light.

The driver fled, leading officers on a chase through Lodi, Rochelle Park and Paramus, where he crashed into a house on Farview Ave and Spring Valley Road. The car then caught on fire.

After a foot chase, police arrested the driver, identified as 25-year-old Marlon Vancooten of Brooklyn.

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