Exclusive video shows high-speed police chase in Irvington
Exclusive video obtained by News 12 New Jersey allegedly shows the high-speed chase between police and a carjacked car full of teens in Irvington. Officials say the teens carjacked the car late Sunday night in Irvington near Clinton and Sanford avenues.
Police say 13-year-old Zion James and several other teens carjacked the vehicle, then refused to stop for police. The driver crashed into another car and a utility pole.
James was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.
Three other teens, a 17-year-old from Irvington, along with a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old both from Newark, have been arrested and charged in connection with the carjacking and pursuit. Police say a handgun was also recovered in the vehicle.
The driver of the other car was transported to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.