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Runaway Sanitation Truck in Hawthorne Injuries Three

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, three (3) employees of a sanitation company were injured when their truck crashed through a fence and down a steep embankment into a Passaic County Park after its braking system failed on a steep hill in Hawthorne late Tuesday morning, 04/26. All three (3) were transported by ambulances to local hospitals. Their injuries appeared to have been non-life threatening in nature. The damaged truck was removed from the scene by a heavy-duty tow truck. Hawthorne Police, Hawthorne Fire Department, Hawthorne EMS, and the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident. A portion of Goffle Road was closed to motor vehicle traffic while emergency responders worked at the scene.


One thought on “Runaway Sanitation Truck in Hawthorne Injuries Three

  1. Talk about scary situation.
    We hope the workers are ok.

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