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Village of Ridgewood sanitation truck hits tree on South Pleasent

Village of Ridgewood sanitation truck hits tree on South Pleasent

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

April 27,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, No injuries were reported following an 8:45 AM Tuesday, 04/26 mishap in front of a single family home located at 486 South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood in which a Village of Ridgewood sanitation truck hit a tree, toppling a large portion of it onto the truck. A PSE&G electric division troubleshooter was called to the scene to assist in the removal of an electric wire that became entangled in the fallen tree section. South Pleasant Avenue was closed to traffic between Delaware Avenue and Dorchester Road while a tree crew and PSE&G worked. Electric, phone, and cable TV services to one (1) home were temporarily disrupted. Ridgewood PD and FD personnel were on the scene to ensure the safety of neighboring residents and students in a nearby school.