Ridgewood NJ, a black colored Acura SUV occupied by an pregnant woman being rushed to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood early Wednesday morning, 09/06, was involved in a collision just minutes away from the hospital on Route 17 northbound at Linwood Avenue. The collision likely triggered birth of the baby, who was transported to the hospital’s emergency room along with mom and dad by the driver of a work van that may have also been involved in the collision. Mother, child, and father were reported to all be doing fine following the harrowing mishap. Ridgewood Police officers responded to the crash scene to retrieve personal items from the crashed Acura and to investigate the crash. The Acura was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Paramus Police assisted with traffic control.
Ramsey NJ, at 21:15 hours on Thursday July 6 upon wrapping up our monthly business meeting Ramsey Rescue, Ramsey NJ Fire Department, and Ramsey Ambulance Corps were dispatched for a reported MVA with rollover in flames in the area of Ramsey Mazda at Route 17 Northbound.
Paramus NJ, no injuries were reported by the driver of a Subaru Outback that veered off the road, mounted a guide wire, and crashed into a utility pole near the intersection of East Midland Avenue and Sette Drive, Paramus, on Friday morning, 06/16. The Outback was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. East Midland Avenue between Sette Drive and From Road was closed for an extended period to permit PSE&G to replace the damaged pole. The exit ramp from Route 17 northbound to East Midland Avenue eastbound was also closed in connection with the incident. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS responded to the mishap.
Lodi NJ, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists that Route 17 northbound will be closed for 24 hours this weekend for
a railroad crossing rehabilitation project in Lodi, Bergen County near the Hackensack University Medical Center.
Paramus NJ, A Paramus Police supervising officer at the scene of a Thursday morning, 06/23, crash on Route 17 northbound under West Midland Avenue, Paramus was reluctant to say exactly why a Range Rover fell off of a new car carrier onto the traveled roadway, causing a crash with injuries involving at least one (1) other vehicle. The extent of injuries, and who was injured, was not revealed. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Fire Company #3 responded to the incident. Two (2) vehicles, including the Range Rover, were towed from the scene by separate flatbed tow trucks.
Paramus NJ, traffic on Route 17 northbound in Paramus was slowed to a crawl on Tuesday evening, 05/11, as a result of a serious crash near the Midland Avenue overpass. Multiple injuries requiring ambulance transportation were reported following the crash of an SUV into a utility pole. Paramus Police, Paramus Fire Department, and Paramus EMS units responded to the incident along with mutual aid ambulances and a paramedic team from the local hospital consortium.
Mahwah NJ, As per Mahwah Police Captain of Patrol – Executive Officer Stuart Blank, one (1) summons for Careless Driving was issued in connection with incident in which a dump truck’s body became dislodged from its chassis and smashed into the overpass of MacArthur Boulevard at Route 17 northbound in Mahwah.
Rochelle Park NJ, Firefighters from Rochelle Park, Maywood, and Hackensack worked in unison to free an adult male driver who was entrapped in his Toyota Corolla following a multi vehicle crash on Route 17 northbound in Rochelle Park on Tuesday afternoon, 11/06. Route 17 northbound was closed in the immediate area while emergency personnel aided crash victims, contained crash related fluid spills, and cleared the roadway of wreckage.
Ramsey NJ, Traffic on Route 17 northbound through Ramsey was slowed by a one (1) vehicle crash near Spring Street, Ramsey, late Friday afternoon and early evening, 06/01. Ramsey Police, EMS, and Rescue Squad personnel responded to the incident. Power was knocked out to a number of nearby Orange & Rockland Electric subscribers as a result of a struck utility pole. A Federal Express tractor trailer became stuck on a ramp to Route 17 northbound from Spring Street when utility cables dropped in front and back of the truck. The driver of the SUV involved in the crash sustained a head injury and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle from the scene.
Paramus NJ, Traffic on Route 17 northbound in Paramus was slowed to a crawl on Tuesday night, 03/20, after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole and rolled on its side just north of Ridgewood Avenue. The right and center travel lanes of the highway were temporarily shut while emergency crews worked. Two (2) of the vehicle’s occupants were injured; one (1) was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus; the other occupant refused medical attention. A dog traveling in the vehicle was also slightly injured; arrangements were being made at the scene to transport it to a nearby veterinary clinic. Paramus Police, EMS, FD, and OEM personnel responded to the incident. Tow truck personnel were standing by at the scene to remove the wrecked vehicle but were unable to do so until PSE&G Electric Division workers stabilized the downed utility pole and dangling wires.
Paramus Police, Fire Department, and EMS personnel responded to a Wednesday evening, 03/14, crash on Route 17 northbound near Kalisa Way, Paramus, in which an SUV hit a utility pole head on. The vehicle’s driver was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. A paramedic unit from The Valley Hospital assisted Paramus EMTs with patient care. The force of the collision caused a pole mounted electric transformer to fall into a nearby parking lot. Traffic on Route 17 in both directions was slowed considerably until the wrecked vehicle was removed from the roadway by a flatbed tow truck. A PSE&G Electric Division employee was observed on the scene assessing damage to the electric distribution system equipment.
Ridgewood NJ, No injuries were reported following a crash in which a Toyota Camry would up hydroplaning off an entrance ramp to Route 17 northbound in Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon, 09/14. Ridgewood PD responded to the incident. A hydraulic lift tow truck removed the damaged vehicle from the scene.
Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following a two (2) vehicle Friday afternoon, 03/10, crash on Route 17 northbound in Paramus during which an SUV left the roadway and hit a tree head on. Both occupants of the SUV were uninjured, as was the driver of the other vehicle involved (a pick up truck towing an equipment trailer). Paramus PD and FD personnel responded to the incident, which occurred just north of Ridgewood Avenue. The SUV was removed from the scene by a tow truck. No damage was apparent on the other vehicle(s) involved.
Water Main Break Creates Late Morning Delays Route 17 northbound
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Paramus NJ, A water main break on Route 17 northbound at Linwood Avenue in Paramus that occurred during the late morning hours of Wednesday, 01/20 has the potential of seriously impacting highway traffic if temperatures drop later in the day. The ramp from Route 17 northbound to Linwood Avenue eastbound will remain closed while crews from Suez Enviro work to repair the damage. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) crews are applying a liquid deicing agent to the traveled roadway in the affected area. Paramus PD is on the scene.
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