file photo by Boyd Loving
Pedestrian struck on Lincoln Avenue in Ridgewood
February 2, 2013
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ Earlier today a man was struck while crossing Lincoln Avenue at Bellair Road . The 72-year-old man is being treated at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for head trauma and possible internal injuries, according to Ridgewood Police. ( https://www.northjersey.com/news/ridgewood_accident.html )
The Rigewood Police temporarily closed Lincoln Avenue at Bellair Rd. following the accident . Detective Lt. Forest Lyons of the Ridgewood police said the victim was staying with family in Ridgewood.
The driver a 17-year-old resident of from Washington Township was issued a summons for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The man was struck by the car as it headed southbound on Lincoln. Detective Lyons told the Bergen Record that the male driver was licensed and excessive speed does not appear to be a factor. The driver was not injured, but the car suffered damage to the roof and passenger-side windshield. (https://www.northjersey.com/news/ridgewood_accident.html )
An accident unit from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office assisted the Ridgewood Police on the scene. Sorry folks at this time no photos from Boyd Loving