ALPINE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Investigators said Friday several teens were in a stolen SUV that was involved in a fiery crash during a police chase in New Jersey.
It happened Thursday evening on Route 9W in Alpine.READ MORE: MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing Masks
Police said the driver of the SUV nearly ran over a responding officer before losing control and hitting two other cars.
Police said two teenage boys, 17 and 15, got out of the SUV and ran into a wooded area.READ MORE: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pay Visit To New York City
The SUV caught fire with two other teens trapped inside. An officer extinguished the fire and pulled an 18-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy out.
The teens who ran were found a short time later with apparent injuries from the crash.
They are expected to be OK. Charges are pending.MORE NEWS: Public Meetings Begin On Controversial Congestion Pricing Plan
Editor’s note: This story was first published Friday, July 23.