Police: Stolen SUV crash kills 2, including 15-year-old; 1 critically injured

Authorities say one of two SUVs spotted by a Princeton police officer after the attempted theft of a third vehicle was later involved in a head-on crash that claimed two lives and critically injured a third person.

News 12 Staff

Nov 9, 2021, 10:17 AM

Updated 895 days ago

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Police: Stolen SUV crash kills 2, including 15-year-old; 1 critically injured
Authorities say one of two SUVs spotted by a Princeton police officer after the attempted theft of a third vehicle was later involved in a head-on crash that claimed two lives and critically injured a third person.
Police say the two stolen SUVs were spotted after a homeowner reported the attempted theft of a third vehicle Sunday afternoon.
Both fled but one later slammed into an oncoming vehicle, killing that driver.
Police say the 15-year-old Newark youth driving the stolen SUV also died and his 14-year-old passenger was critically injured.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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