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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.