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: Global Citizen Live Returns To Central Park For Star-Studded Concert
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: NYC Congressional Representatives Call On President Biden To Intervene In Rikers Island Crisis
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: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
Editor’s note: This story was first published Friday, July 23.