If you noticed that that Pacific Avenue at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard in Atlantic City, New Jersey was closed last night for a period of time, here’s what happened:

According to the Atlantic City Police Department:

On June 21, 2024, at 5:59 PM, two marked police vehicles were involved in a crash at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and Pacific Avenue. After the initial impact, one of the vehicles struck a traffic control device that fell over and impacted the roof of a third vehicle. Two officers were transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for non-life-threatening injuries. There were no reported injuries in the third vehicle, said the Atlantic City Police Department.

The Atlantic City Police officers were attempting to locate a robbery suspect that was located near the 100 block of Park Place to locate a suspect.

The Atlantic City Police learned at the scene that a suspect had grabbed his waistband during the robbery, indicating he was in possession of a gun.

The Atlantic City Police Department has not yet located the suspect in this robbery.

If you have any information about this incident, you are  urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at (609) 347-5766 or submit a text anonymously to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.

NOTE: The Atlantic City Police Department is also investigating the crash, involving the two marked Atlantic City Police cars.

This is developing.

We will update this story as warranted.

SOURCE: Captain Kevin Fair, Atlantic City Police Department.

Atlantic City's Firsts Throughout History

Gallery Credit: Harry Hurley

Never Before Seen Golden Nugget Construction Photos

Gallery Credit: Harry Hurley

[carbongallery id="614ddd19eb93b12ca9365348"


More From WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM