photos courtesy of Boyd Loving
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Hawthorne NJ, A hit and run collision at the intersection of Goffle Road and Goffle Hill Road in Hawthorne resulted in a traffic light stanchion being knocked into the Goffle Brook on Thursday afternoon, 01/17. A Hawthorne PD supervisor caught the fleeing vehicle, a tractor trailer, minutes later on Route 208 northbound in Franklin Lakes. No injuries were reported in the mishap and an electrician from the Borough of Hawthorne was summoned to begin removing the damaged equipment and installing replacements. No word from police on the scene as to whether any summonses were issued to the truck driver.