Driver killed in crash after police pursuit

JERSEY CITY — A driver, being pursued by Union City Police, died as a result of a crash on Paterson Plank Road in Jersey City on Aug. 11, not far from the Union City Viaduct.
Three other people suffered serious injuries, said Jennifer Morrill, spokesperson for Jersey City.
The crash occurred near Congress Street when the pursued car apparently turned into oncoming traffic and collided with a truck before veering into a wall.
Jersey City first responder extricated the driver and passenger another vehicle and the truck. These were taken to Jersey City Medical Center, said Morrill.

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