5-vehicle Crash on Route 17 South Backs Up Rush Hour Traffic in Paramus
Paramus NJ, A 5-vehicle crash on Route 17 southbound in Paramus on Thursday, 01/07 shortly after 5:30 PM, resulted in multiple injuries and backed up southbound rush hour traffic for miles. The incident occurred just south of Century Road. Only the far left lane and right shoulder of the road were passable as crews worked to evaluate and treat the injured, and clear the scene of damaged vehicles and debris. At least three (3) ambulances were called to the scene along with two (2) tow trucks. Paramus Police are investigating the crash’s cause. Police at the scene said that one (1) victim’s injuries required transport by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center.