Multiple Bloomfield police cars crash during pursuit of BMW in Newark

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Monday, May 13, 2024
Bloomfield police cars crash during attempted traffic stop in Newark
Lindsay Tuchman has the story in New Jersey on the crash.

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Several Bloomfield police vehicles crashed early Monday morning while trying to pull over a BMW.

Officials say the crash happened near Grove Street and South Orange Avenue in Newark just before 2 a.m.

The responding officers were attempting to pull over a black 2021 BMW X5 when they collided in the intersection.

Authorities say one police SUV crashed into a business and another vehicle crashed into a tree.

All of the officers in the crash were taken to University Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Officials say another SUV was also struck in the intersection. That driver sustained minor injuries.

The BMW fled the scene.

No arrests have been made.


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