Police: Driver playing 'Pokemon Go' hits parked Jersey City police cruiser

Jersey City police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

A driver admits to playing

A driver admits to playing "Pokemon Go" when he crashed into a Jersey City police cruiser (Credit: File photo)

JERSEY CITY - Jersey City police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

The crash happened at around 3:40 a.m. Saturday on New York Avenue.

Authorities say no one was in the cruiser at the time, and the 42-year-old SUV driver wasn't injured. But the driver was cited for careless driving and other motor vehicle violations.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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