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“Jaws of Life ” Deployed to Rescue One Victim of Head on Collision in Paramus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ ,a head on Monday afternoon, 08/10, crash in the 500 block of Forest Avenue, Paramus required the Paramus Rescue Squad to deploy the “Jaws of Life” in order to extricate the adult male driver of a Geo Prisim involved in the crash. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Fire Engine Companies 1 & 2 also responded to the incident. Forest Avenue was closed in both directions between Midland Avenue and Oradell Avenue while emergency crews worked. Both vehicles involved in the crash were towed from the scene. One (1) victim, the Prisim’s driver, was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus with life threatening injuries. The medical status of the other driver, an adult female, was unknown, but it is believed she may have refused medical aid.

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