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3 Individuals were Transported to local Hospitals Following a Monday morning Vehicle Crash

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, At least three (3) individuals were transported to local hospitals following a Monday morning two (2) vehicle crash in the rear of Steven Corn Furs, 358 Route 17 North, Paramus. One (1) of the vehicles involved, at Toyota RAV4, slammed into the rear of the fur store. Three (3) ambulances and one (1) paramedic unit responded to aid the victims. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Paramus Police is investigating the incident.

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Collision Takes out Traffic Light on West Midland Avenue

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus  NJ, A traffic light stanchion was knocked to the ground early Friday afternoon, 10/12, at the busy intersection of Paramus Road and West Midland Avenue, Paramus, as a result of a collision between two (2) passenger vehicles. Injuries to the occupants of both vehicles were said to have been non life threatening in nature. Ridgewood Police assisted Paramus Police with traffic control during the incident. Paramus Fire Company #3 and Paramus EMS also responded to the scene.

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

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July 18,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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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Bicyclist Struck and Seriously Injured Thursday afternoon on Paramus Road

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May 25,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, An adult male bicyclist was struck by an SUV and seriously injured Thursday afternoon, 05/24, on Paramus Road just south of West Midland Avenue in Paramus. The victim, who was knocked off of this bike and thrown against the SUV’s windshield, was rushed by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. The visibly distraught driver of the SUV remained on the scene and was also transported by ambulance to an undisclosed hospital. A flatbed tow truck lifted the SUV off of the damaged bicycle and removed the vehicle from the scene. Paramus Police and EMS, responded along with an ambulance from Hackensack University Medical Center, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. Police at the scene were observed interviewing several witnesses to the incident, including an individual who was waiting for a bus at a nearby bus stop.

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The “Jaws of Life” were Required to Free the Victim from Paramus Crash

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 24,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, One (1) adult male driver was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a two (2) vehicle collision in front of the New Bridge Medical Center, 230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, on Wednesday morning, 05/23. Paramus Police, EMS, Fire department Companies 1 & 2, and Paramus Rescue Squad personnel responded. The “Jaws of Life” were required to free the victim from his 4-door sedan. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. The victim’s injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature.

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Paramus Fire Department and Oradell Fire Department Fight Multiple Alarm Blaze in Paramus

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May 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Paramus Fire was assisted by Oradell Fire Department in fighting a Monday afternoon, 05/14, structure fire in a single family home located on Arbor Road, Paramus. Paramus EMS was observed attending to an adult female who was apparently in the structure when it caught fire. The victim was conscious and alert while being attended to. Damage to the home appeared to have been severe enough that it was uninhabitable. Paramus PD and Rescue Squad also responded. No word as to what caused the multiple alarm blaze.

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At least three Individuals were Transported to nearby hospitals with a variety of injuries following a 3 Vehicle Crash on Route 4 in Paramus

At least three Individuals were Transported to nearby hospitals with a variety of injuries following a 3 Vehicle Crash on Route 4 in Paramus

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

March 25,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, At least three (3) individuals were transported by ambulances to nearby hospitals with a variety of injuries following a spectacular crash in which three (3) vehicles slammed into a wall of the Chakra Restaurant at West 144 Route 4, Paramus late Saturday night, 03/24. One (1) of the vehicles flipped over onto its roof prior to hitting the restaurant. A vehicle parked outside of the building was reportedly among those involved. Although the building sustained significant structural damage, all of the injuries were to occupants of the vehicles involved; no one in the restaurant was hurt (all patrons were safely evacuated from the building immediately after impact). A utility pole and fire hydrant were obliterated in the incident. Paramus Police, Fire Department, EMS, and Rescue Squad units responded to the scene along with at least one (1) paramedic team. A mutual aid ambulance was also dispatched to assist with patient transport. The restaurant’s owner was at the scene and was overheard saying that the establishment would likely be closed for several weeks to facilitate necessary repairs.

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SUV hit a utility pole head on Route 17 northbound near Kalisa Way, Paramus

SUV hit a utility pole head on Route 17 northbound near Kalisa Way, Paramus

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March 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus Police, Fire Department, and EMS personnel responded to a Wednesday evening, 03/14, crash on Route 17 northbound near Kalisa Way, Paramus, in which an SUV hit a utility pole head on. The vehicle’s driver was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. A paramedic unit from The Valley Hospital assisted Paramus EMTs with patient care. The force of the collision caused a pole mounted electric transformer to fall into a nearby parking lot. Traffic on Route 17 in both directions was slowed considerably until the wrecked vehicle was removed from the roadway by a flatbed tow truck. A PSE&G Electric Division employee was observed on the scene assessing damage to the electric distribution system equipment.

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Paramus Road Crash female driver sustained non life threatening injuries

Paramus PD and EMS personnel responded to a two (2) vehicle collision at the intersection of Paramus Road and West Midland Avenue on Friday morning, 02/16

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February 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Paramus Police and EMS personnel responded to a two (2) vehicle collision at the intersection of Paramus Road and West Midland Avenue on Friday morning, 02/16. The adult female driver of a white SUV involved in the crash sustained non life threatening injuries. Both wrecks were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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“Jaws of Life” deployed for 2-vehicle crash at the intersection of Carl Place and Paramus Road

Carl Place and Paramus Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

February 11,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Paramus Police, EMS, Fire Department, and Rescue Squad personnel responded to aid the entrapped adult female driver of a 4-door passenger sedan involved in a 2-vehicle crash at the intersection of Carl Place and Paramus Road, Paramus on Saturday afternoon, 02/10. Members of Paramus Rescue 7 used the “Jaws of Life” to remove the driver’s side door of the victim’s vehicle in order to free her. She was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Paramus EMS. Both vehicles involved in the crash were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.