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CRESSKILL MAN CHARGED IN THE NOVEMBER 10th HIT AND RUN IN TENAFLY

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Tenafly NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of PETER J. LEE (DOB: 11/26/1956; divorced; and self-employed as a garment salesman) of 606 Cottonwood Court, Cresskill, NJ for assault By Auto and Leaving the Scene of A Motor Vehicle Collision in Tenafly, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Tenafly Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert Chamberlain.

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Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Respond to aid Victim of Vehicle Crash on Grove Street

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood EMS and Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Patrick Elwood & Kevin McKeon responded to aid the adult female victim of a single vehicle crash in the 700 block of Grove Street, Ridgewood on Sunday afternoon, 11/04. The victim was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked white colored, 4-door sedan. A young shade tree was also destroyed in the incident. The accident may have been caused when the driver experienced a medical episode.

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Glen Rock Pizzeria “unsafe for human occupancy” after building Slammed by Car

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Glen Rock NJ , A fast moving 4-door Mercedes sedan mounted a curb in Glen Rock’s main business district and slammed into the front of Francesca’s Brick Oven Pizza located at 234 Rock Road early Wednesday afternoon, 10/03. Personnel from Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, Fair Lawn Fire Department, and Hackensack University Medical Center rushed to aid Mercedes’ adult male driver, and an adult male pedestrian who was grazed by the vehicle after it mounted the sidewalk. Both victims refused ambulance transportation. No one inside the business was injured in the incident. The vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. A building inspector tagged the damaged pizzeria as “unsafe for human occupancy.”

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Acting Bergen Prosecutor Releases Information on Serious Motor Vehicle Crash on Route 4 West in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Acting Prosecutor Dennis Calo announces the following information:

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit and the Paramus Police Department are investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred early this morning, September 23, 2018.
At approximately 2:40 a.m., the Paramus Police Department responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle crash on Route 4 West between Forest Avenue and Spring Valley Road. Initial reports indicate that Vladimir Diaz was operating a 2006 Jeep Cherokee in the center lane when he was struck from behind by a 2011 Audi A4 driven by Herbert Reynoso (DOB: 09/07/94). As a result of the impact, Mr. Diaz’s car struck a utility pole. He was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where he is currently listed in critical condition. Reynoso’s vehicle continued approximately 800 feet, then struck a utility pole and overturned. Reynoso was treated and released from HUMC.

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Friday Rollover Crash Temporary Closes Northbound Lanes on Route 17

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Rochelle Park  NJ, A rollover crash involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle resulted in the temporary closure of all northbound lanes on Route 17 at the Passaic Street exit in Rochelle Park on Friday morning, 09/07. At least one (1) person was reportedly ejected from the passenger car and transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus.

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Valley Hospital in Ridgewood Ranks 6th in U.S. News & World Report Statewide Hospital Rankings

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Ridgewood NJ, U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of the best hospitals in America for 2018-19, evaluating more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. U.S. News also ranked the best hospitals in America by region.

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Falling Tree Branch Takes Out SUV on Route 208 in Glen Rock

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July 23,2018

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Glen Rock NJ, A large tree limb fell onto a Mercedes Benz SUV that had just exited Route 208 northbound in Glen Rock on Sunday afternoon, 07/22. The vehicle’s adult male driver sustained a non life threatening head injury and was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Glen Rock EMTs with patient evaluation. The driver was the only occupant in the Mercedes when the tree limb hit it. Glen Rock Police Department and Glen Rock Fire Department also responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck was summoned to remove the wreck.

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One driver taken to the Hospital after North Maple Collision in Ridgewood

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July 19,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, A apparent medical episode experienced by an adult female driver from Pennsylvania caused a two (2) vehicle collision in front of 522 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon, 07/18. Following impact, both vehicles were catapulted off of the roadway onto nearby front lawns. One (1) driver was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. No other injuries were reported. A flatbed tow truck removed both wrecks from the scene. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, Ridgewood EMS, and Ho-Ho-Kus Police responded to the incident. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Ridgewood EMTs.

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Paramus Rescue Squad Deploys “Jaws of Life” to free Trapped Driver

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July 18,2018

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Paramus NJ, A Tuesday morning, 07/17, motor vehicle collision involving two (2) vehicles at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Spring Valley Road, Paramus required the services of Paramus Rescue Squad’s “Jaws of Life” to free the driver of a 4-door sedan who was trapped in her vehicle post crash impact. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS also responded to the incident. Paramus EMS ambulances transported two (2) crash victims to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. Both vehicles, the sedan and an SUV, were removed by flatbed tow trucks.

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UPDATE: SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN ENGLEWOOD HIT AND RUN INVESTIGATION

June 22,2018

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Englewood NJ, The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Englewood Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit and run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining serious injuries.

At approximately 10:50 pm on Monday, June 11, 2018, the Englewood Police Department received a report of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Knickerbocker Road near the intersection of Bilmar Place. Upon arrival at the scene of the collision, officers observed a juvenile male victim lying in the roadway with serious injuries. The victim’s injuries were consistent with having been struck by a motor vehicle. He was treated at the scene and transported to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he in being treated for multiple serious injuries.

The ensuing investigation indicates that the striking vehicle is a 2001-2004 Audi A6, dark in color. The vehicle will have obvious front-end damage, including a broken grille, and possible damage to the bumper, hood, and windshield. The striking vehicle fled the scene traveling northbound on Knickerbocker Road towards Tenafly.

Anyone with information regarding this hit and run collision is encouraged to contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit at 201-226-5595, or the Englewood Police Department at 201-568-2700.