ELIZABETH, N.J. – Authorities say the driver of a tractor-trailer cab was shot by police during a pursuit that ended when the cab crashed head-on into a car, leaving one person dead.
The chase started early Saturday after the truck cab driver was involved in an accident in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Union County authorities say the truck cab driver fled the scene, striking parked vehicles, as officers pursued. Police then fired at the driver. The pursuit ended when the truck cab driver collided with a car, killing a man in the vehicle and injuring two others.
The truck cab driver was being treated at a hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening.
Authorities say charges are pending against the truck cab driver, whose name has not been released.
No other information has been released.