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PSE&G Called in After Car Takes Our Utility Pole in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, PSE&G’s Electric Division was summoned to the scene of a Sunday morning, 04/28, single vehicle crash on Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn involving a utility pole. The driver of a 4-door Acura Sedan was transported by a Fair Lawn EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus shortly after the collision occurred. The victim’s injuries were reported to be non-life-threatening in nature. Fair Lawn Police conducted the crash investigation. The wrecked Acura was removed from the scene by a tow truck.

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Fair Lawn Police Officer Injured During Pursuit of Suspects

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Fair Lawn NJ, a Fair Lawn police officer, who was actively searching for two (2) fleeing shoplifting suspects, sustained a minor injury during a Monday morning, 01/29, two (2) vehicle crash at the intersection of Maple Avenue and River Road, Fair Lawn. The officer was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle involved was uninjured. Both shoplifting suspects were swiftly captured by other responding officers near the crash scene, which is right in front of the CVS store that was targeted by the alleged shoplifters. A flatbed tow truck removed the damaged unmarked police car from the scene. The other vehicle involved in the crash left the scene on its own power.

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PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ACTIVIST: WARNS PEDESTRIANS ABOUT CROSSING DANGEROUS CROSSWALK IN RIDGEWOOD

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Ridgewood NJ, pedestrian safety activist Frank Geraghty pointed out an ongoing problem on Franklin Avenue and Maple Avenue North is a very dangerous badly marked crosswalk outside 65 Maple Avenue North.  A westbound pedestrian looking left (south) can be fooled sometimes by an empty avenue void of traffic. What the pedestrian does not realize is when he or she gets the all clear and walks west bound on the crosswalk that there is fast moving nearby traffic a few yards away on the left coming from Franklin Avenue and entering Maple Avenue trying to beat a seven second green light which is blocked from pedestrian view by utility pole and street light.

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Vehicles on East Ridgewood Avenue East of Maple Avenue Continue to Make Illegal Left Turns over Double Lines to Get into Jersey Mike’s

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Ridgewood NJ,  pedestrian safety activist Frank Geraghty for pointing out that on a daily basis vehicles on East Ridgewood avenue east of Maple avenue make illegal left turns over double lines to get into Jersey Mike’s restaurant parking lot on the north side of avenue. Jersey Mike’s has erected an illegal DO NOT BLOCK sign warning motorists not to block their parking lot entrance which then allows east bound cars to illegally cross double lines while blocking traffic behind them as they enter their parking lot. Saturday is the most dangerous day here.

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Flash Flooding Traps Vehicle on Maple Avenue in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police Department Motor Unit Officer Adam Pyatak checks for additional occupants in a vehicle surrounded by water from flash flooding on Maple Avenue in Glen Rock. The vehicle’s adult female driver was uninjured.

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Ridgewood Police Officer Helps Motorist in Maple Avenue Parking Lot Mishap

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Ridgewood NJ, it happens about every 6-9 months due to a poor parking lot design.  No injury to driver, and vehicle was not damaged.  Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Christopher Mormino assisted the driver.  All Points Towing gave an assist.  Parking lot is located at Ridgewood Orthopedic Group, 85 South Maple Avenue, Ridgewood.

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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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No Injuries Reported in Collision at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Park Avenue in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, no injuries were reported in a three (3) passenger vehicle collision at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Park Avenue, Glen Rock on Saturday night, 09/03. Two (2) vehicles were heavily damaged in the crash; they both were removed from the scene by tow trucks. Glen Rock Police Department and Glen Rock Fire Department responded to the incident (FD personnel attended to a crash related fluid spill).

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Fair Lawn Police Take Driver Into Custody for DUI following a Head on Collision on Friday Morning

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police took the adult male driver of a Toyota Prius into custody for suspected DUI following a head on, Friday morning, 03/26 crash in the 2400 block of Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn. The driver of the other vehicle involved, a Chevy Malibu, was transported by Fair Lawn EMS to a local hospital with a non-life threatening arm injury. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Glen Rock Police assisted at the scene. Traffic in both directions of Maple Avenue was detoured around the crash site while first responders and the tow truck operator worked.

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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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Rock Road in Glen Rock will be closed between Maple Avenue, and Ackerman avenue

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Glen Rock NJ, Rock Road will be closed between Maple Avenue, and Ackerman avenue. Detours are in place. Bus stops from Rock Road can be picked up at the intersection of Rock Road and Ackerman.

Due to construction if you usually take a NJ Transit bus from Rock and Central or Rock and Highland, please proceed to Rock and Ackerman. All bus pick-ups and stops will occur at this location.

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Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue Squad uses the “Jaws of Life” to free a woman trapped after Accident

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July 12,2017

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Fair Lawn NJ, The Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue Squad used the “Jaws of Life” to free a woman who was trapped in her 4-door sedan after it collided with a work van at the intersection of Hemlock Avenue and Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn on Tuesday morning, 07/11. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. A second victim, a front seat passenger in the work van, also left the scene in an ambulance. He too sustained what appeared to have been non life threatening injuries. Fair Lawn PD and FD also responded along with mutual aid ambulances from three (3) separate EMS agencies. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by tow trucks.

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