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Police: 4 Teens Were In Stolen SUV That Crashed And Caught Fire During Chase On Highway In Alpine, New Jersey

ALPINE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- Investigators said Friday several teens were in a stolen SUV that was involved in a fiery crash during a police chase in New Jersey.

It happened Thursday evening on Route 9W in Alpine.

Police said the driver of the SUV nearly ran over a responding officer before losing control and hitting two other cars.

Police said two teenage boys, 17 and 15, got out of the SUV and ran into a wooded area.

The SUV caught fire with two other teens trapped inside. An officer extinguished the fire and pulled an 18-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy out.

The teens who ran were found a short time later with apparent injuries from the crash.

They are expected to be OK. Charges are pending.

Editor's note: This story was first published Friday, July 23.

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