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Two injured when Honda rear ends FedEx truck on Route 17


Photo credit:    Boyd A. Loving
Two injured when Honda rear ends FedEx truck on Route 17
November 18,2013
Boyd A. Loving
12:05 PM

Ridgewood NJ, Two (2) occupants of a Honda Civic, including a pregnant passenger, were seriously injured following a rear end collision with a tractor trailer on Route 17 southbound under Linwood Avenue on Monday morning.  The collision occurred at approximately 11 AM and closed the right and center lanes of Route 17 Southbound for over 30 minutes.  RIdgewood PD, FD, and EMS all responded to the scene.  Two (2) ambulances were required to transport the victims; both were taken to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.  A minor fluid spill was attended to by firefighters on the scene.  The wrecked Honda was removed by flatbed tow truck.  Gridlock conditions were reported on many through streets in Ridgewood just west of Route 17 as drivers bailed of of the highway looking for alternate routes.




Photo credit: Boyd A. Loving


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