Police Car Hits Jogger
A 28-year-old Westwood resident and a police officer were hospitalized after the incident.
A Westwood Police Officer driving on Westwood Avenue hit a jogger when she ran through a red light at an intersection Wednesday morning, according to Police Chief Frank Regino.
The woman, a 28-year-old Westwood resident, was jogging south on Kinderkamack Road and the officer was driving east through a green light on Westwood Avenue when the incident occured. Regino said the woman hit the side of the car and remained conscious afterward.
The jogger was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. Her injuries did not appear to be life-theatening, according to Regino.
Regino said the officer "was extremely shaken up" and was taken to the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.