Porsche Has Wild Ride on Flatbed

By: , Tow Squad News.       Published on:       Subscribe in a reader

Warning: in_array() expects parameter 2 to be array, string given in /home/agencyha/domains/towsquad.net/wp-content/plugins/facebook-button-plugin/facebook-button-plugin.php on line 277

Stolen, Carjacked, Abandoned


NEWARK, NJ – Two men are being sought after they carjacked a tow truck driver in Newark Wednesday evening, then attempted to make off with the Porsche attached to his flatbed.

The Porsche had already been stolen before the carjacking.  The tow truck was returning it from where police discovered the vehicle when two men approached the driver and brandished guns.  The driver later told police the men had stepped out from a black Mercedes-Benz before accosting him.  

The driver was struck in the head with one of the handguns, though not seriously injured.  Police would later find that gun at the scene after both men fled in the flatbed.

Police began searching the immediate area for signs of any of the three vehicles: the Porsche, the flatbed tow truck, or the black Mercedes.

Within minutes the Porsche was spotted on the shoulder of I-280, its engine idling though still attached to the truck.  Two men fled the scene as they were approached by police.

Newark Police are currently searching for the two suspects, along with the driver of the Mercedes..


Want to share your own story?
Contact Us
or call 888-603-2599.

Bookmark and Share

This towing news story is brought to you by Tow Squad Towing News

  • distraction

    Like texting-while-driving, on-board computer systems can represent a dangerous distraction from the road.

  • Video of Tower Outburst Goes Viral

    The widespread use of camera phones can inflate a single incident, and unfairly paint the reputation of an entire business.

  • stlouspfd

    An annual gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts in St. Louis ensnared local police this week, resulting ultimately in two deaths, dozens of arrests and nearly ninety bikes towed.

  • tow2

    Tow owner in Penn. is suing local police chief, claiming his company has been denied tow work despite contract

  • towwing

    Towing companies could be facing new local guidelines from OH Supreme Court decision…

View All Suggest event/story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Cash Calls


Learn how our call center can earn you extra business and improve your ROI. Get calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Industry Advisor

Industry Advisor

Looking to expand your business but don't know where to start? TOW SQUAD can help.

24/7 Immediate Response Towing & Roadside Assistance Call 855-869-7823!