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Near Fatal Accident in Ridgewood Sends Driver to Valley Hospital

Near Fatal Accident in Ridgewood Sends Driver to Valley Hospital

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

November 22,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The adult male driver of a Jeep Cherokee involved in a two (2) vehicle, head on crash in front of 424 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood on Tuesday evening, 11/21, was in full cardiac arrest when patrol officers arrived at the crash scene. The victim’s seat belt was cut, he was placed on the ground after being removed from the vehicle, and officers immediately began performing CPR. The victim was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital where he was reported to be in grave condition. A tow truck removed the Cherokee from the crash scene. Ridgewood Fire Department personnel also responded to the incident. A Heroin overdose is the suspected cause of the crash.

2 thoughts on “Near Fatal Accident in Ridgewood Sends Driver to Valley Hospital

  1. Less rinky dink meter harassment and more resources on public protection , as that auto could have taken out a dozen kids crossing or waitiing aside a major crosswalk in the village .Impared drivers should be called into police.Narcotics impared drivers are a real threat.

  2. First response is it going to be busy this weekend or college is coming home very little experience driving and drinking not good

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