Drag Racing on Rt. 440 in Bayonne Is Never a Smart Thing

What could 30-year old Jose Abreuramos of Stevens Avenue in Jersey City possibly have been thinking?  According to Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato, Abreuramos was taken into custody at 4:21 a.m. on Saturday morning from the area of Eastern Parkway in Jersey City after leading Bayonne Police on a high speed pursuit.   The chase began on Route 440 Northbound and New Hook Road.                                                                                                                                                                                          Captain Amato says the vehicle Abreuramos had been operating was racing other vehicles on Route 440.  When the officers attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop, Abreuramos failed to comply and initiated a pursuit onto Route 185 into Jersey City.  During the pursuit, Abreuramos’ vehicle came dangerously close to other motorists as he disregarded numerous traffic signals, reaching speeds upwards of 85 mph. 

The chase culminated with Abreuramos crashing his vehicle into a fence on Route 185.  The vehicle became inoperable and stopped in the area of Eastern Parkway, where Abreuramos was taken into custody and charged with eluding police.

Sometimes you just have to wonder what people are thinking.  That’s the problem…they aren’t.


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