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Tuesday afternoon Collision Shuts Down Route 17 South Bound

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Saddle River NJ, Saddle River Police investigated a Tuesday afternoon, 10/16, three (3) vehicle crash that resulted in the temporary closure of two (2) travel lanes on Route 17 southbound near East Allendale Avenue, Saddle River. Two (2) occupants of a white colored 4-door sedan were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The drivers of a box truck and tractor trailer involved in the collision were uninjured. All three (3) damaged vehicles were removed from the scene by separate tow trucks.

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Friday Rollover Crash Temporary Closes Northbound Lanes on Route 17

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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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Car Hits Center Divider ,Route 17 southbound near Hollywood Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus

ho ho kus Police

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December 30,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, No injuries were reported by the adult male driver of a silver colored 4-door BMW sedan after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the center divider of Route 17 southbound near Hollywood Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus on Friday afternoon, 12/29.

Ho-Ho-Kus Police and Fire Department  units responded, with traffic control assistance provided by Waldwick Police. The wrecked vehicle was removed from the highway by a flatbed tow truck. Traffic on Route 17 southbound north of Ho-Ho-Kus was backed up for miles due to the incident.

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Bergen County HazMat Unit responded to Route 17 southbound in near Glen Avenue in Paramus

Paramus Police UPS TRUCK

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November 10,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Personnel from Paramus Police, Fire Department, and the Bergen County HazMat Unit responded to Route 17 southbound in near Glen Avenue in Paramus on Thursday morning, 11/09 in response to telephone calls reporting that a tractor trailer owned by UPS had ruptured a diesel fuel saddle tank leaking a significant quantity of fuel onto the traveled highway. After the leak was plugged and the remaining fuel transferred, the disabled truck was towed from the highway by a heavy duty wrecker. A private contractor was called to clean up the highway.

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Motorcyclist airlifted to a trauma center following a Saturday afternoon crash on Route 17 southbound near North Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey

Motorcyclist airlifted to a trauma center

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July 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ramsey NJ ,A motorcyclist was airlifted to a trauma center following a Saturday afternoon crash on Route 17 southbound near North Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey. Mahwah EMS, Mahwah Police, and Upper Saddle River Police assisted at the scene. Two (2) travel lanes and the right shoulder of Route 17 southbound near the crash scene were closed for an accident investigation. A field sobriety test was observed being administered to an adult male who was apparently involved in the crash. A black colored, 4-door sedan with out of state license plates and heavy rear end damage was seen parked in a nearby gas station with police inspecting it.

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Route 17 southbound Closed this Morning due to Vehicle Rollover Accident

Route 17 southbound Closed this Morning due to Vehicle Rollover Accident

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

January 29,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, A juvenile male occupant of a Ford Explorer sustained an arm injury during a crash in which the vehicle rolled over and landed on its roof at the intersection of Route 4 eastbound and Route 17 southbound, Paramus on Sunday morning, 01/29. Paramus PD, EMS, FD, and Rescue Squad personnel responded to the incident location. The Explorer was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. The ramp from Route 4 eastbound to Route 17 southbound was closed while emergency responders worked.