photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

June 19,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, A runaway dump truck in reverse crashed into a single family home on Sunrise Drive in Hawthorne shortly after 12 noon on Monday, 06/18. No injuries were reported related to the impact, but Hawthorne EMS treated at least one (1) civilian and one (1) firefighter at the scene for heat exhaustion. Hawthorne Fire Department was assisted by the Paterson Fire Department USAR team. Hawthorne Police and Hawthorne EMS also responded. Damage to the home was severe in nature. Fire Department crews had to remove a section of the home’s roof in order to free the dump truck so that it could be towed away.