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Wednesday morning multi-vehicle chain reaction crash on Route 17 northbound in Ho-Ho-Kus Sends One to Valley Hospital

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, A Wednesday morning, 04/10, multi-vehicle chain reaction crash on Route 17 northbound at Hollywood Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus resulted in one (1) personal injury that required ambulance transportation to The Valley Hospital. Two (2) travel lanes of the highway were closed while emergency crews and tow truck operators worked. Three (3) vehicles were removed from the scene by tow trucks. Police reported 6-7 vehicles were involved in the crash. Ho-Ho-Kus Police and Ho-Ho-Kus EMS responded to the incident.

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Stolen Car Pursued by Multiply Police Departments in High Speed Chase Across Bergen

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Twp. of Washington NJ, A vehicle reported stolen from Hillsdale early Thursday evening, 12/27, was spotted by a Ho-Ho-Kus Police patrol officer within minutes after a radio broadcast reporting the theft. A high speed pursuit ensued into Washington Township where the vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Washington Avenue. Following a short foot pursuit, one (1) individual who had fled from the crashed vehicle was apprehended in the rear of 639 Clinton Avenue, Washington Township. The suspect was transported by a Westwood EMS ambulance to New Bridge Medical Center for treatment of a non life threatening laceration to the head. Officers from Hillsdale Police, Paramus Police, Ridgewood Police, Westwood Police, and Washington Township Police were observed assisting Ho-Ho-Kus Police at the scene. The wrecked vehicle, a 4-door Honda Accord, was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. The car had reportedly been left running with the keys in the ignition.

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North Maple Crash in Ho Ho Kus Sends one to Valley Hospital

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department, and Ho-Ho-Kus EMS responded to a two (2) vehicle crash in front of 611 North Maple Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus early Tuesday afternoon, 10/23. One (1) crash victim was transported to The Valley Hospital with a non life threatening injury. Fire Department personnel attended to a minor crash related fluid spill and performed a battery disconnect on one (1) vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Driver Escaped Injury in Tuesday Afternoon SUV Rollover in Ho Ho Kus

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, The driver of a Lexus SUV escaped injury during a Tuesday afternoon rollover crash on Wearimus Road, Ho-Ho-Kus. Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus EMS, and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck righted and removed the vehicle. There was visible damage to several trees and a utility pole. No power or communications services were affected.

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Downed Tree Takes Out Electric Lines and Communications Cables in Washington Township

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, Washington Township Police and Washington Township Fire Department personnel responded to utility emergency involving a downed tree onto high tension electric lines and communications cables in the 700 block of Wearimus Road, Washington Township on Monday afternoon, 08/13. The fallen tree completely blocked the heavily traveled roadway necessitating detours be put into place by Hillsdale Police, Ho-Ho-Kus Police, and Washington Township Police. No injuries were reported in the incident, but many electric & communications services subscribers in the area were negatively impacted.

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Ho Ho Kus Police Report Car Break -ins on West Saddle River Road

Ho Ho Kus Police

July 31,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Ho Ho Kus Police department reported on July 26th that , in the area of West Saddle River Rd, north of Hollywood Ave, there were several vehicles entered.

All residents are reminded to please lock their vehicles and remove the key fobs.

Please do not hesitate to report any suspicious incidents !

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

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

July 19,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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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Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Shuts Down 17 North In Ho Ho Kus Friday Morning

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

June 30,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, A collision involving three (3) tractor trailers resulted in the temporary closure of Route 17 northbound in Ho-Ho-Kus on Friday morning, 06/29. No injuries were reported by any of the drivers involved. One (1) rig jackknifed across the center and right travel lanes, and a significant amount of diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway when a saddle tank on one of the tractors ruptured. Ho-Ho-Kus Police  and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department responded to the incident along with an emergency response crew from the NJDOT. Traffic was backed up for miles on Route 17 northbound south of the incident.

 

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Bathroom Fire Causes Ho-Ho-Kus Public School Evacuation

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May 30,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, A smokey fire that began in a bathroom forced the complete evacuation of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School on Tuesday afternoon, 05/29. Ho-Ho-Kus Police officers used hand held extinguishers and contained the fire prior to the arrival of Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department and Waldwick Fire Department firefighters. Due to high heat conditions, two (2) ambulances were dispatched to the scene as firefighters worked to ventilate the structure. No injuries were reported in the incident and some students were observed re-entering the building within 30 minutes of the fire alarms sounding. The fire’s cause remains under investigation.

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Tractor Trailer Stuck on the Glenwood Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Numerous summonses were issued to the driver and registered owner of a tractor trailer that got stuck on the Glenwood Road, Ridgewood hill leading up from the Ho-Ho-Kus train station on Wednesday afternoon, 05/16. Police officers from Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ridgewood Police, and NJ Transit Police were dispatched to the incident. The truck was finally freed from its predicament when a heavy duty tow truck winched it up the hill. Motor vehicle traffic was rerouted until the roadway was clear.