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Firefighters from Rochelle Park, Maywood, and Hackensack free a driver who was trapped in his Car following a multi vehicle crash on Route 17 north in Rochelle Park

photo curtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

Rochelle Park NJ, Firefighters from Rochelle Park, Maywood, and Hackensack worked in unison to free an adult male driver who was entrapped in his Toyota Corolla following a multi vehicle crash on Route 17 northbound in Rochelle Park on Tuesday afternoon, 11/06. Route 17 northbound was closed in the immediate area while emergency personnel aided crash victims, contained crash related fluid spills, and cleared the roadway of wreckage.

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Friday Afternoon Crash Takes Out Power for Nearby Orange & Rockland Electric Subscribers

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 2,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ramsey NJ, Traffic on Route 17 northbound through Ramsey was slowed by a one (1) vehicle crash near Spring Street, Ramsey, late Friday afternoon and early evening, 06/01. Ramsey Police, EMS, and Rescue Squad personnel responded to the incident. Power was knocked out to a number of nearby Orange & Rockland Electric subscribers as a result of a struck utility pole. A Federal Express tractor trailer became stuck on a ramp to Route 17 northbound from Spring Street when utility cables dropped in front and back of the truck. The driver of the SUV involved in the crash sustained a head injury and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle from the scene.

 

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Traffic on Route 17 northbound in Paramus was slowed to a crawl on Tuesday night,after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole just north of Ridgewood Avenue

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photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

March 21,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Traffic on Route 17 northbound in Paramus was slowed to a crawl on Tuesday night, 03/20, after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole and rolled on its side just north of Ridgewood Avenue. The right and center travel lanes of the highway were temporarily shut while emergency crews worked. Two (2) of the vehicle’s occupants were injured; one (1) was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus; the other occupant refused medical attention. A dog traveling in the vehicle was also slightly injured; arrangements were being made at the scene to transport it to a nearby veterinary clinic. Paramus Police, EMS, FD, and OEM personnel responded to the incident. Tow truck personnel were standing by at the scene to remove the wrecked vehicle but were unable to do so until PSE&G Electric Division workers stabilized the downed utility pole and dangling wires.

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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

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

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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No Injuries as Car Hydroplanes off Route 17 Northbound in Ridgewood

Car Hydroplanes off Route 17 Northbound in Ridgewood

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

September 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, No injuries were reported following a crash in which a Toyota Camry would up hydroplaning off an entrance ramp to Route 17 northbound in Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon, 09/14. Ridgewood PD responded to the incident. A hydraulic lift tow truck removed the damaged vehicle from the scene.

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No injuries reported following a two vehicle Friday afternoon crash on Route 17 northbound in Paramus

No injuries reported following a two vehicle Friday afternoon crash on Route 17 northbound in Paramus

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

March 11,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following a two (2) vehicle Friday afternoon, 03/10, crash on Route 17 northbound in Paramus during which an SUV left the roadway and hit a tree head on. Both occupants of the SUV were uninjured, as was the driver of the other vehicle involved (a pick up truck towing an equipment trailer). Paramus PD and FD personnel responded to the incident, which occurred just north of Ridgewood Avenue. The SUV was removed from the scene by a tow truck. No damage was apparent on the other vehicle(s) involved.

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Water Main Break Creates Late Morning Delays Route 17 northbound Wednesday

Water Main Break
photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

Water Main Break Creates Late Morning Delays Route 17 northbound

January 21,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, A water main break on Route 17 northbound at Linwood Avenue in Paramus that occurred during the late morning hours of Wednesday, 01/20 has the potential of seriously impacting highway traffic if temperatures drop later in the day. The ramp from Route 17 northbound to Linwood Avenue eastbound will remain closed while crews from Suez Enviro work to repair the damage. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) crews are applying a liquid deicing agent to the traveled roadway in the affected area. Paramus PD is on the scene.