2 charged when stolen car crashes into police cars

Two men were arrested when the stolen car they were in crashed into two empty police cruisers that were parked at the scene of a double shooting in Newark.

Authorities say the driver of the black Jaguar apparently accelerated just before the car struck the cruisers around 8 p.m. Saturday. The stolen car then flipped over and the men tried to run off, but both were soon apprehended.

Authorities say the Jaguar had been stolen earlier that night during a carjacking in Bloomfield. Police say one of the men was carrying keys for several other vehicles believed to have been recently carjacked.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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