Police pursuit on Garden State Parkway ends in crash

The chase ended in a crash near mile

The chase ended in a crash near mile marker 154.

UNION TOWNSHIP - A man crashed his vehicle after eluding police in a chase along the Garden State Parkway early this morning.

State police say Eiber Betancur, of Morristown, was arrested after crashing his vehicle near mile marker 154. 

Authorities say Betancur sped off after Union Township police approached his vehicle for questioning. The man drove his vehicle north on the Garden State Parkway, attempting to evade police several times by using the emergency cut outs to turn around. 

Police deployed spike strips to flatten his tires. He crashed the vehicle a short time after.

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