PARAMUS, NJ – A teenaged man who identifies as a woman stole a Mercedes from a dealership and crashed the vehicle crossing the George Washington Bridge.
According to Daily Voice, the 18-year-old, Nyaomi James, got into the unoccupied, running vehicle at the dealership and left the parking lot at about 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Using GPS, local authorities collaborated and were able to track the vehicle as it headed towards New York City on Route 4. James ignored lights and sirens as police vehicles pursued the stolen car.
The pursuit ended when James crashed the car into 4 stopped vehicles on the George Washington Bridge.
James had been arrested previously on a theft charge. Charges filed after this incident include eluding, endangerment and receiving stolen property.
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