Sunday, May 19, 2013
A pickup truck collided with a car traveling in the opposite direction on Washington Avenue.
A driver was hospitalized Sunday morning after a pickup truck lost control and collided with a car in Washington Township. The driver of the truck was travelling on Washington Avenue at about 10:45 a.m. when she lost control of the truck and collided with a car driving in the opposite direction. The truck rolled over onto its side. Members of the Westwood Volunteer Ambulance Corps drove the victim to Hackensack University Medical Center. Washington Township Police, firefighters and paramedics from the Valley Hospital also responded to the scene. Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Jim Leggate at Jim.Leggate@patch.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The ambulance was headed to a mutual aid call in Hillsdale and was not carrying a patient at the time.
A Westwood ambulance and a SUV collided on Broadway near the Westwood Plaza late Thursday morning. The ambulance was headed north to a mutual aid call in Hillsdale, Police Chief Frank Regino said. A River Vale resident in a Nissan SUV was driving down Lake Street toward Broadway and reportedly accelerated to make it through the intersection before the traffic light changed, he said. The ambulance had slowed down at the intersection and had just begun to move forward again when the vehicles collided. The driver of the SUV was hospitalized with minor injuries, Regino said. No one in the ambulance was injured. The accident was still under investigation Thursday afternoon. There was no patient in the ambulance at the time of the accident. Have…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Police said the cause of the accident was not immediately known.
A 30-year-old Washington Township woman drove off Pascack Road and hit a tree at about noon Thursday, according to Police Lt. Rich Skinner. The woman had been driving southbound on Pascack Road and had just passed through the intersection of Ridgewood Road when she veered off the road and hit a tree, Skinner said. Firefighters responded to the scene to cut open the car to free the driver. The woman was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center. The extent of her injuries were not immediately known, Skinner said. Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Jim Leggate at Jim.Leggate@patch.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Two Hillsdale residents remained in critical condition Tuesday.
A three-car accident injured four Hillsdale residents New Year's Eve, according to Police Sgt. Dan McLaughlin. The accident occured at about 6:17 p.m. on Hillsdale Avenue between Saddlewood Drive and Yessler Way, according to McLaughlin. A 77-year-old man rear-ended another car driven by a 17-year-old girl. The car then crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a third car. The drivers of all three cars, as well as a woman who was a passenger in the third car, were hospitalized after the crash, McLaughlin said. The woman was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center by a medevac helicopter which landed at the field across from George G. White Middle School. The 17-year-old suffered only minor injuries. Two of the …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Firefighters cut open the car to free the woman.
Westwood firefighters freed a woman who was trapped in her rolled-over car late Friday morning. The woman was driving eastbound on Harrington Avenue at about 11:50 a.m. when she swerved and glanced off a tree near the corner of Berkeley Avenue. The driver lost control of the silver Chevy, which rolled onto its side as it slid across the intersection and jumped a curb across the street, according to Police Chief Frank Regino. The driver "doesn't appear to be seriously injured," Regino said. There were no passengers in the car. Firefighters used hydraulic tools to cut open the roof of the car and free the woman, who had been trapped inside. The Westwood Ambulance Corps transported the woman to an area hospital. Have a question or news tip? …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The 11-year-old was hospitalized with minor injuries after the first day of school.
An 11-year-old girl was hit by a car while crossing Third Avenue in front of the Westwood Regional Middle School Thursday afternoon, according to Police Chief Frank Regino. A crossing guard had stopped traffic on Third Avenue and a driver was turning left from Pine Street when the girl began crossing toward the school, Regino said. The driver did not appear to be at fault, he said. The girl was hospitalized but appeared to have only minor injuries, including a bump on her head and some bruises on her arms and legs, according to Regino. Principal Charles Seipp said the girl was conscious and speaking to him before she was taken to the hospital. Thursday was the first day of school. Classes were dismissed at 2:45 p.m. and the incident …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
A Truck and SUV collided on the corner of Pascack Road and Linwood Avenue East this morning.
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Seven people, five of them children, were injured in a collision between a truck and an SUV at the intersection of Pascack Road and Linwood Avenue East on the border of Washington Township and Paramus this morning, according to Paramus Police Capt. Brian Goggin. The truck was driving south on Pascack Road when the SUV made a turn from Linwood Avenue and they collided, Goggin said. Firefighters removed two doors from the SUV to free a person trapped inside. The driver of the truck, a 44-year-old Garfield man was transported to Hackensack UMC with three others. The driver of the SUV, a 69-year-old Closter woman, and two others were transported to the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. Goggin said he believed there were only "minor injuries." …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
The Garfield woman was pronounced dead after her car struck a tree Thursday afternoon.
A Garfield woman whose car hit a tree Thursday was dead before the accident, according to a report from the Cliffview Pilot. An unnamed law enforcement official said the woman appeared to have been dead before the accident because of the lack of blood from a head wound. Police Chief Frank Regino said the 70-year-old Garfield woman appeared to have had a "catastrophic medical situation" while driving along Fourth Avenue. The woman's car hit a tree in front of a house at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Meadow lane, Regino said. She was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.