By CBS3 Staff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A large police presence could be seen on the Atlantic City Expressway Friday afternoon after a driver crashed during a police chase. Chopper 3 was over the scene on the southbound lanes of the expressway, near Exit 2.

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Authorities say the driver crashed off the road and then ran into the woods.

The armed driver is now in custody.

New Jersey State Police were also on hand to assist Atlantic City Officers.

Temporary road closures were in place for the eastbound lanes of the Black Horse Pike as well as a portion of wellington avenue, but those have since been lifted.