NEWARK, NJ – Union police were involved in an early morning vehicle pursuit that ended in a crash and serious injuries to two juveniles in Irvington on Monday.

According to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is in the early stages of investigating the police pursuit that has resulted in two juveniles sustaining serious injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the Township of Union Police Department was involved in a pursuit that began around 2:18 a.m. and ended in a crash Irvington in the area of Lyons and Union Avenue.

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The investigation is active and ongoing. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.