MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A driver is hospitalized after being shot by police in New Jersey during a wild chase.Walker Scores 19, Knicks Romp To End 15-Game Skid Vs 76ers
Krek, 32, took off, according to the Union County Prosecutors, triggering a brief police chase. Within minutes, he crashed into a pole on Route 22, according to authorities.
A Union Police sergeant found Krek on Larkspur Drive and the two struggled, according to prosecutors. During the struggle, the sergeant shot Krek.READ MORE: Flames Use 4-Goal Outburst In 1st Period To Beat Devils
They were both taken to University Hospital. Krek is expected to survive.
Krek faces charges of disarming a police officer, eluding police, and resisting arrest.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/27 Wednesday Morning Forecast
Anyone with information about this incident is being urged to call police at 908-347-8491 or 908-447-6195.