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Fully Loaded Concrete Mixer Rolls Over on Route 208 in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, it took several hours for towing company operators from two (2) separate companies to right a fully loaded concrete mixer that rolled over while entering Route 208 southbound at Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn on Thursday morning, 04/04. The truck’s driver sustained an arm injury in the mishap, and was transported to a local hospital by an ambulance. Fair Lawn Police , Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, and NJDOT personnel were all at the scene of the incident. Route 208 southbound was intermittently closed while emergency responders worked.

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Car Crashes into Garden Apartment Basement off Route 208 , Driver Splits

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Fair Lawn NJ, a 4-door Toyota Camry driving southbound on Route 208 near Virginia Drive in Fair Lawn, careened off of the highway late Saturday night, 08/26, and crashed into the basement of a nearby garden apartment complex. The vehicle’s driver could not be located following the crash. Occupants of the struck building were asked to evacuate until the vehicle could be safely removed from the structure; structural damage was reported to have been significant. Evacuated residents standing outside reported observing water leaking in the basement. A technician from PSE&G’s Gas Division was on scene inspecting natural gas lines in the basement. No injuries to residents were reported. Paramus Police assisted Fair Lawn Police with traffic and crowd control. Fair Lawn FD Company #3 and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue also responded, along with an ambulance (for standby) from The Valley Hospital. K-9 units from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office were also dispatched to assist.

UPDATE: The vehicle’s driver was taken into custody by Fair Lawn Police at a residence in Waldwick approximately two (2) hours after the crash occurred.

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Broadway Fair Lawn Rollover Crash Sends Several Victims to Hospital

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn EMS, Fair Lawn Fire Company #3, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue all responded to a Monday evening, 08/21, rollover crash in the 2600 block of Broadway eastbound. Fair Lawn EMS transported at least two (2) victims to a local hospital for treatment. None of the injuries appeared to have been life-threatening in nature. The rolled over 4-door sedan involved in the crash was righted and towed from the scene. Police received a report that a red SUV that fled the area may have also been involved in the incident. A crash related fluid spill was mitigated by members of the Rescue Squad. Broadway eastbound was closed between Plaza Road and 27th Street while emergency responders and tow truck operators worked at the scene.

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Driver Trapped After Collision With Tree in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, a single vehicle Monday afternoon, 12/12, collision involving a 4-door sedan vs. a large shade tree in the 300 block of Plaza Road North, Fair Lawn, resulted in the vehicle’s driver becoming entrapped within. Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad extricated the victim, who subsequently refused medical treatment. The vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Company #4, Fair Lawn EMS, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident.

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Delivery Van Flips Over After it Slams Into Parked SUV In Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, the driver of a van delivering packages in the 600 block of 4th Street, Fair Lawn, lost control of the vehicle early Thursday evening, 12/08, and struck a parked, unoccupied Honda Pilot. After side swiping the Honda, the van rolled over on its driver’s side before coming to a stop. The van’s driver was uninjured, and self-extricated prior to the arrival of emergency responders. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #1, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident.

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Major Crash on Fair Lawn bridge Over Route 208 Injuries Reported

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Fair Lawn NJ, three (3) ambulances were observed tending to victims at the scene of a three (3) vehicle, head -on, Thursday night, 11/24, crash on the Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn bridge over Route 208. One (1) victim was wheeled to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher and subsequently transported to The Valley Hospital; all others appeared to have been “walking wounded” and may or may not have required hospital treatment. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn EMS, Glen Rock Police, Hackensack EMS, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident, which blocked all traffic on Maple Avenue near Route 208 for an extended period.

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Car Barrels into Fair Lawn Quick Mart

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Fair Lawn NJ, No injuries were reported following a crash in which a passenger car slammed head on into a Quick Mart convenience store located at 17-11 Broadway, Fair Lawn on Tuesday morning, 08/23, at approximately 10 AM. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, and Fair Lawn Fire Company #1 responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck removed the vehicle from the scene. There was no emergent structural damage to the store.

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Rollover Crash on Broadway Eastbound near Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn Results in massive Rush Hour Traffic Back Up on Thursday

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Fair Lawn NJ, A two (2) vehicle Thursday morning, 08/04, crash with rollover on Broadway eastbound near Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn resulted in massive rush hour traffic back ups on Broadway/Route 4 and Route 208. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS assisted. A flatbed tow truck righted the flipped vehicle (a Honda Civic), and removed both wrecks from the scene.

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Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Route 208 South Bound for Over 2 Hours

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Glen Rock NJ, a tractor trailer-tanker truck jackknifed on Route 208 southbound near Harristown Road, Glen Rock on Monday afternoon, 11/08 after colliding with another commercial vehicle. Fortunately, no injuries were reported by either driver. However, police were forced to close Route 208 southbound just prior to the accident scene for over two (2) hours to facilitate remediation of a diesel fuel spill, and removal of the heavily damaged truck. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, Bergen County Hazmat, and NJDOT personnel responded to the incident.

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Provident Bank Branch in Fair Lawn Hit By Vehicle

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Fair Lawn NJ , a late afternoon Halloween Day 2021 crash resulted in moderate damage to a Provident Bank branch at the corner of River Road and Hopper Avenue, Fair Lawn. The vehicle’s adult female driver refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #1, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, and Fair Lawn EMS responded to the incident. A hydraulic lift tow truck winched the vehicle away from the structure and removed it from the location. Police at the scene did not indicate what triggered the event.

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Emergency Responders Representing Several Municipalities Provide Aid for Fair Lawn-Hawthorne border Rollover Crash

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Fair Lawn NJ, a late Wednesday afternoon, 08/04, rollover crash with entrapment in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue, directly on the Fair Lawn-Hawthorne border, triggered a turnout of emergency responders representing several municipalities. The lone occupant of the rolled over vehicle, its adult female driver, was extricated by Fair Lawn Fire Department and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue members and transported to a nearby hospital by members of the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Her injuries appeared to have been non life threatening in nature. Fair Lawn Police, Glen Rock Police, and Hawthorne Police officers also responded to the mishap. Traffic on Lincoln Avenue between Harristown Road and Loretto Avenue was diverted while emergency crews worked.

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Rollover Crash Temporarily Closes Ramp to Route 208 Northbound in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, two (2) vehicles were towed in connection with a rollover crash on the entrance ramp to Route 208 northbound from Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn on Thursday afternoon, 07/15. An adult female occupant of a white colored Toyota SUV was transported by a Fair Lawn EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Fair Lawn Police is investigating the crash, which damaged a parked vehicle as well as the Toyota. Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue and Fair Lawn Fire Department also responded to the incident. The entrance ramp was closed until the SUV could be righted and removed from the foliage.

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Fair Lawn Intersection Collision Sends One Vehicle into a house

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Fair Lawn NJ, the impact of a two (2) vehicle, Monday night, 06/28, collision at the intersection of John Street and Morlott Avenue, Fair Lawn sent a black Jeep Wrangler careening off of the roadway and into a nearby single family home on John Street. Two (2) individuals were injured in the crash; they both refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital. Tow trucks were summoned to remove both wrecks. Damage to the struck home did not appear to have been significant in nature. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, and Fair Lawn EMS responded to the incident.

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Tuesday Afternoon Cash Sends Minivan Careening into Fire Hydrant on Route 17 North in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, A three (3) vehicle Tuesday afternoon, 04/27, collision in front of 120 Route 17 North Paramus, wiped out a fire hydrant and a section of guardrail when a minivan involved in the crash careened off of the traveled roadway. One (1) person was extricated from the heavily damaged vehicle and transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Shipping Container Dumps Used Electronics on 208 after Hitting Overpass in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, A shipping container loaded with used computers/electronics intended for recycling fell off of truck being towed on Route 208 northbound at Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn on Wednesday morning, 02/24. The incident was triggered after the loaded container reportedly struck the Maple Avenue overpass. No injuries were reported, but a significant amount of diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway following the crash. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue and NJDOT responded to the incident. The right travel lane and shoulder of the highway were closed while emergency responders and tow truck personnel worked at the scene. No structural damage to the overpass was apparent.

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