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the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Hawthorne NJ, a tandem axle garbage truck smashed into several trees in the 400 block of Goffle Hill Road, Hawthorne on Tuesday morning, 10/19. Witnesses reported that the truck’s driver appeared to have experienced a medical episode and lost control of the vehicle as it came down a steep hill. Police at the scene provided no information regarding any injuries sustained by driver, nor any passengers who might have been on board. A heavy duty tow truck removed the damaged vehicle from the wooded area. Hawthorne Fire Department personnel attended to a crash related fluid spill. Hawthorne Police provided traffic control and processed the accident report.