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Fair Lawn Police officers resuscitated crash victim

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police officers resuscitated the victim of a crash in which a passenger vehicle jumped a curb and hit the TD Bank branch located at 23-40 Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn on Thursday morning, 01/17. The victim was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with the assistance of a paramedic team from St. Joe’s. A BLS ambulance from The Valley Hospital provided the transport. The passenger vehicle involved, a bright yellow SUV, was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Damage to the bank appeared to have been limited to accouterments outside of the main structure.

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Pedestrian Hit on Goffle Road in Hawthorne Rushed to St. Joseph’s Medical Center

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police Department personnel investigate a serious accident involving a pedestrian on Goffle Road near the southbound exit ramps for Route 208 in Hawthorne on Wednesday evening, 12/19. The victim, an adult male, was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by a Hawthorne EMS ambulance. His condition was reported to be extremely critical.

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Two Fair Lawn High School Students Were Injured in Monday Afternoon Crash

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Fair Lawn NJ, Two (2) Fair Lawn High School students were injured in a single vehicle, Monday afternoon, 11/26, crash in which their vehicle wound up on the front lawn of a home located at 12-06 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Fair Lawn Police Department , Fair Lawn EMS, Fair Lawn Fire Department, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue units all responded to the incident. The two (2) crash victims were transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Fair Lawn EMS EMTs. The wrecked vehicle was removed from the scene by a tow truck. A natural gas line serving the home was compromised during the crash. A sub code official from the Borough of Fair Lawn was dispatched to evaluate the structure’s post crash integrity.

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Construction Worker Plunges 25 feet Through Skylight in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, A construction worker sustained life threatening traumatic injuries after falling through a roof mounted skylight and landing on a concrete floor 22-25 feet below. The incident occurred at Glen Toyota, 23-07 Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn at approximately 12 noon on Sunday, 10/14. Fair Lawn Police officers forced entry into the commercial building in order to aid the victim. He was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by ambulance, which was supported by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. No other workers on the scene were injured in the incident.

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Alleged Hit and Run Victim Sustained Serious Injuries in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The exact origin of critical injuries sustained by an individual who was found lying on the street in front of 15 West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, remained under investigation by Ridgewood PD and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office hours after the victim was found at 7:20 PM on Monday, 09/24. The individual, said to be a male, was rushed by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson.

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Motorcycle Crash in Hawthorne Sends at Least One to St. Joes

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July 1,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, A Jeep Wrangler and a motorcycle collided in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 456 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne late Saturday night, 06/30. Two (2) ambulances and two (2) paramedic teams were dispatched to aid victims of the crash, said to be an adult male and an adult female. CPR was reportedly being administered on the street to one (1) of the crash victims prior to the arrival of emergency medical responders. At least one (1) victim was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Hawthorne Police requested assistance from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office to investigate the horrific incident.

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Hawthorne Factory Worker Falls 35 feet, Rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

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June 6,2018

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Hawthorne NJ, Members of Hawthorne Fire Department Engine Company #3, Engine Company #4, and Rescue Company #5 assisted in the Tuesday morning, 06/05 rescue of a factory worker who fell 35 feet off of a ladder and landed on the secondary roof of an industrial building located at 1 Loretto Avenue, Hawthorne. The victim was placed on a backboard and then carried three (3) flights down a set of interior stairs in a basket stretcher by Hawthorne EMS, FD, and Police Department personnel. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Hawthorne EMS with patient evaluation and treatment. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.

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Driver Rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional from Route 208 Northbound Crash

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April 26,2018

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police and Hawthorne EMS responded to aid the injured adult female driver of a 4-door sedan that crashed into a utility pole on Route 208 northbound, just south of the Goffle Road exit ramp, on Wednesday afternoon, 04/25. The victim was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged vehicle from the roadway. PSE&G’s Electric Division was notified about the damaged utility pole. Traffic on Route 208 northbound was backed up for miles due to the crash.

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Garbage truck crashed into a wooded area of Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne after losing its brakes on nearby MacFarlan Avenue

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April 4,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, A garbage truck crashed into a wooded area of Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne after losing its brakes while descending a steep hill on nearby MacFarlan Avenue. The truck’s driver, who was rescued from the wreck by a Hawthorne police officer, sustained serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. A paramedic team from St. Joseph’s assisted Hawthorne EMTs with patient evaluation and care. Hawthorne Fire Department attended to a crash related fluid leak and remained on standby at the scene until the vehicle was safely removed by two (2) heavy duty tow trucks.

 

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Mini Van Takes Out Utility Pole in Glen Rock Closing Maple Ave for Hours

Mini Van Takes Out Utility Pole in Glen Rock Closing Maple Ave for Hours

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March 16,2018

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Glen Rock NJ, A mini van collided with a utility pole at the intersection of Heather Lane and Maple Avenue in Glen Rock on Thursday morning, 03/15. The vehicle’s driver was transported by an ambulance from The Valley Hospital to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson with non life threatening injuries. A flatbed tow truck removed the wreck. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock Fire Department responded to the incident. A portion of Maple Avenue remained closed for an extended period while crews from PSE&G worked at the scene.