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…
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? …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Residents from around the Pascack Valley came to the annual carnival in the Westwood Plaza last week.
The Westwood Ambulance Corps held their 21st annual carnival in the Westwood Plaza last week. The event featured a variety of rides, games, food and special guests in the dunk tank, including Michelle DeCarlo from reality TV show Jerseylicious. The event is a major fundraiser for the volunteer group. The annual tradition started to raise money for a new ambulance. The carnival draws in almost 30 percent of their annual operating income. Have a question or news tip? Contact editor James Leggate at JMLeggate@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The annual Ambulance Corps carnival starts Tuesday in Westwood Plaza.
The Westwood Ambulance Corps is holding their annual carnival in Westwood Plaza starting Tuesday. The carnival will feature a variety of rides, games, food and the dunk tank — who will be in it remains to be seen — from Tuesday until Saturday, according to Florence Berg of the Westwood Ambulance Corps. This year will be the corps' 21st carnival. The event is a major fundraiser for the volunteer group. The annual tradition started to raise money for a new ambulance, according to Berg. Today, the carnival draws in almost 30 percent of their annual operating income. Admission to the carnival is free. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be wristband nights, during which a $25 wristband covers the cost of everything inside. Westwood Councilman…