Authorities say a man driving a stolen car crashed into a home in New Jersey and set it on fire.
NEWARK, NJ (AP) — Authorities say a man driving a stolen car crashed into a home in New Jersey’s largest city early Thursday, critically injuring the driver and igniting a fire that damaged the home.
The single-vehicle collision occurred shortly before 4 a.m. in Newark, according to city police.
The driver, who was alone in the vehicle, was taken to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
His identity remains a mystery.
According to authorities, no one in the house was hurt.
In about 30 minutes, firefighters had put out the fire.
The cause of the accident is still being investigated.
According to investigators, a police officer struck a pedestrian, took his body, and later returned it to the scene.
A woman’s dismembered body was discovered in a bay in Pennsylvania, and a man has been charged with her death.
wpcc-script async src=”//www.instagram.com/embed.js”]