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“Jaws of Life” were required in Washington Township Crash

"Jaws of Life" were required

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

October 8,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Township NJ, A two (2) vehicle crash at the intersection of Pascack Road and Leigh Terrace in Washington Township sent at least two (2) individuals to Hackensack University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit on Friday afternoon, 10/07. The “Jaws of Life” were required to free one (1) individual from a wrecked Toyota Camry. Two (2) paramedic units responded to the incident. Washington Township FD personnel were assisted by Westwood firefighters. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Washington Township PD is investigating the crash.

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Pedestrian struck on East Ridgewood Ave near Somerville

Pedestrian struck on East Ridgewood Ave

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

October 8,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood PD, FD, and EMS personnel responded to a “pedestrian struck” report on Friday, 10/07 at approximately 1900 hours. The incident occurred on East Ridgewood Avenue near Somerville Road. With the assistance of a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital, the victim was evaluated on location before being transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit. The extent of the victim’s injuries were not made public at the scene. The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene and was cooperating with police.

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