WATCHUNG, NJ - A car crash and NJ State Police investigation is still taking place on Hillcrest Road and the adjacent side streets, at 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Watchung police said. One suspect may still be at large. I-78 is experiencing delays in the area of Exit 40. Hillcrest Road has reopened in both directions at 10:15 p.m.
A vehicle exited I-78 at exit 40 with NJ State police in pursuit. The vehicle crashed and occupants fled on foot, police said. Avoid the area if possible, turn on outside lights and lock doors.