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Victim Run Over in Fair Lawn Road Rage Incident

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Fair Lawn NJ, late Thursday evening, July 11, a tragic road rage incident on Berdan Avenue in Fair Lawn escalated into violence when an elderly male passenger from one of the involved vehicles exited to speak to the other driver and was allegedly run over intentionally. The victim sustained serious injuries and was rushed by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. Fair Lawn EMS, assisted by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital, provided emergency medical care on the scene.

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Bronx Man Arrested in Fort Lee Road Rage Incident that Left 77 Year Old in a Coma

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 29-year-old EFRAIN ESCOBAR of Bronx, NY on charges of aggravated assault and endangering an injured person. The arrest was the result of a months-long investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Fort Lee Police Department under the direction of Chief Matthew Hintze.

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Englewood Motorcycle Crash Leaves 18-Year-Old Woman Dead

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A tragic collision involving a motorcycle and a car in Englewood on Tuesday evening resulted in the death of an 18-year-old woman, officials reported.

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Park Ridge Woman Injured as Tree Crashes Through Home During Storm

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Park Ridge NJ, a woman is recovering in a hotel room after a tree crashed through her Bergen County home during Wednesday’s storms, injuring her and making the house uninhabitable.

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Early Morning Crash on Route 80 in Hackensack

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In the early hours of this morning, at approximately 3:30 AM, first platoon firefighters from the City of Hackensack were dispatched to Route 80 in response to a serious motor vehicle crash. The incident involved a passenger vehicle that had rear-ended a truck, resulting in the vehicle operator being pinned inside.

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Late-Night Crash in Maywood Injures Three, Causes Structural Damage to House

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Maywood NJ, late Sunday night, a severe two-car crash in Maywood left three people injured and caused significant structural damage to a house, according to Maywood Chief of Police Terence Kenny. The collision occurred at 11:31 p.m. at the intersection of E. Passaic Street and Elm Street.

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Tragic Death of 12-Year-Old Girl in Fort Lee Linked to Fatal Dose of Narcotics

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Fort Lee NJ, a devastating incident has rocked the community of Fort Lee, as authorities confirm that a 12-year-old girl who died Saturday night had ingested a fatal dose of narcotics. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office released a statement on Sunday detailing the tragic event and subsequent arrest.

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Hackensack Meridian Health: Does Sunscreen Block Vitamin D?

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Ridgewood NJ, As summer approaches and we look forward to fun in the sun, many wonder if it’s a good opportunity to get some extra vitamin D. But can using sunscreen hinder vitamin D production? Mariela Mitre, M.D., Ph.D., a dermatologist at Hackensack University Medical Center, sheds light on this topic.

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Cliffside Park Teen Hospitalized After Being Struck by Car in North Bergen

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Cliffside Park NJ, a 15-year-old girl from Cliffside Park is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a car while sitting in a driveway in North Bergen on Tuesday afternoon. The incident, which occurred around 4:30 p.m., has left the community shaken.

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River Edge Jumper Rescued by Quick Action by Multiply Police and Fire Agencies

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River Edge NJ, on April 12 at approximately 2:05 pm, New Milford Fire Department was dispatched for a water rescue at the 100 block of New Bridge Road. New Milford Fire Chief 301 was first on scene along New Milford and River Edge Police. New Milford’s Marine 38 squad responded with their Boat and rescue team. Mutual aid from River Edge and Oradell Fire Departments responded with there rescue boats as well.

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Driver Rushed to HUMC after Head On With Tree in Paramus

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Paramus NJ,the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado crew cab pickup truck was pulled unconscious from his vehicle by Paramus Police ESU officers after he crashed head on into a tree in the 100 block of East Midland Avenue, Paramus late Thursday morning, 04/11. CPR was immediately begun by police officers, who were supplemented by arriving EMTs and paramedics. The victim was rushed by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged pickup truck from the scene. The single vehicle accident’s cause remains under investigation.

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5 Men Charged with Murder of Hawthorne Man in Garfield

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of JAYSON RIVERA (DOB: 12/25/2000; single; unemployed) of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; BRYANT SANCHEZ (DOB: 11/29/1997; single; carpenter) of Paterson, NJ; ERONY SANCHEZ (DOB: 04/02/1996; single; unemployed) of Clifton, NJ; and DANTE MOORE (DOB: 08/14/1990; single; retail) of Passaic, NJ on murder charges. RICKY “ANGEL” VARGAS (DOB: 07/18/1988; single; unemployed) of East Stroudsburg, PA was charged with murder and is currently a wanted fugitive from justice. The arrests were the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard M. Uram.

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Women Critically Injured After Being Hit By Vehicle at Paramus Public Library

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Paramus NJ, an adult female was struck and critically injured early Saturday afternoon, 03/16, at the Paramus Public Library’s East Century Road branch. The victim was rushed by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. Paramus Police are investigating the incident. Photographic evidence collection is being provided by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Criminal Identification. The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene.

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Car Veers Out of Control in Saddle Brook Damaging two Parked Cars , Coming to a Rest on its Side

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Saddle Brook NJ, three (3) vehicles were heavily damaged and towed from the scene of an early Friday morning, 02/02, crash that occurred on Pehle Avenue near Liberty Street in Saddle Brook. The driver of a Honda CR-V traveling eastbound on Pehle Avenue at approximately 6:15 AM veered off of the roadway, mounted a curb, and traveled down a sidewalk parallel to the street, striking a parked BMW sedan and damaging fences, shrubbery, and mailboxes along the way. The Honda rolled over onto its driver’s side after striking & demolishing an Acura parked in a driveway at 58 Pehle Avenue. Saddle Brook PD patrol officers freed the Honda’s driver, who was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus with unspecified injuries. Tow trucks removed all three (3) damaged vehicles from the scene. Saddle Brook FD also responded to the incident.

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Hackensack University Medical Center Structural Heart ‘Dream Team’ Advancing Minimally Invasive Valve Care

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Hackensack NJ, when patients need structural heart care for a valve condition, they need a team they can trust to deliver the effective minimally invasive care. With the addition of three structural heart experts and a track record of innovation, quality and experience, the structural heart team at Hackensack University Medical Center can deliver outcomes that exceed national standards while providing an outstanding patient experience.

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