Photo credit: Boyd A. Loving
Man Seriously Injured By Exploding Tire At Ridgewood Gas Station
April 8th 2013
Boyd A. Loving
Ridgewood NJ, A 50 year old main sustained a serious head injury on Monday morning when a tire he was filling with air exploded at a Ridgewood gas station. The incident occurred at a Sunoco station located at 596 North Maple Avenue at the corner of First Street in Ridgewood.
The victim was knocked temporarily unconscious by the blast, and may have suffered a ruptured ear drum. Members of the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported him by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center with the assistance of a paramedic unit from Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.