Hawthorne NJ, A 30-foot long box trailer being pulled by a tractor got impaled on the retaining wall of a single family home in Hawthorne late Wednesday afternoon, 07/17. The mishap occurred after the tractor’s driver followed his GPS’ commands and erroneously wound up on Brockhuizen Lane, a very steep, narrow, winding, dead end street.
Hawthorne NJ, A six (6) vehicle, late Monday afternoon, 07/08, chain reaction crash on Route 208 southbound in Hawthorne left only the right shoulder open for travel, which caused major delays for rush hour commuters. No injuries were reported in the pile up, but tow trucks were summoned to remove five (5) wrecked vehicles from the highway. Glen Rock Police assisted Hawthorne Police at the scene.
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Hawthorne NJ, The body of an individual believed to have been homeless was found on a bench in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts located at 84 Goffle Road, Hawthorne at 7:16 AM on Saturday morning, 05/25. Paramedics from The Valley Hospital officially pronounced the individual dead shortly after 7:30 AM. Hawthorne Police is handling the investigation.
Hawthorne NJ, A small bobcat front end loader being used to remove snow from a pedestrian bridge over Route 208 in Hawthorne fell through the concrete bridge surface onto the highway below on Monday morning, 03/04. The operator of the front end loader, a Borough of Hawthorne employee, and an occupant of a work van traveling on the highway were both seriously injured in the mishap. Route 208 northbound was closed indefinitely between Utter Avenue and Goffle Road in Hawthorne, Hawthorne Police , EMS and Fire Department units responded and were assisted by Glen Rock PD, and Wyckoff Fire Department. NJDOT representatives were also at the scene.
Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police took three (3) individuals into custody following a Thursday afternoon, 02/28, traffic stop on Lafayette Avenue at which the stopped vehicle fled after one (1) individual bailed out. Following a brief search of the surrounding area, the fleeing vehicle was found abandoned with its motor running on May Street in Hawthorne, and two (2) additional individuals were taken into custody moments later after being spotted in a nearby Passaic County park by an off duty Newark PD officer. Glen Rock Police and Passaic County Sheriff’s Office units assisted Hawthorne Police with the search for and capture of the fleeing suspects. Police officers on the scene did not say why the three (3) individuals fled traffic stop or what, if any, charges would be filed. A flatbed tow truck removed the impounded vehicle from May Street.
Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police located a 26- year old male, who had reportedly been stabbed, sitting inside of a dark blue work van displaying NY State commercial license plates parked in the rear of 320 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne shortly before 9 PM on Sunday, 02/10. The victim, who was bleeding from multiple stab wounds, was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. Police on the scene would not say if the victim had been stabbed at the location from which he was transported to the hospital, or at another location. Police were directed to the parked van by a 911 telephone call. Yellow crime scene tape cordoned off the entire parking lot where the van was parked.
Hawthorne NJ, Hawthorne Police Department personnel investigate a serious accident involving a pedestrian on Goffle Road near the southbound exit ramps for Route 208 in Hawthorne on Wednesday evening, 12/19. The victim, an adult male, was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by a Hawthorne EMS ambulance. His condition was reported to be extremely critical.
Hawthorne NJ, A Honda SUV being backed out of a driveway slammed into the front of a 2-family Hawthorne residence shortly after 7 PM on Tuesday, 12/11. Hawthorne Police, Hawthorne Fire, and Hawthorne EMS responded to the incident, which was located in the 100 block of Passaic Avenue at the corner of Loretto Avenue, Hawthorne. The SUV’s female driver complained of a non life threatening back injury and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation. Moderate structural damage was reported to the struck residence. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle from the scene.
Hawthorne NJ, A two (2) vehicle Saturday afternoon, 12/01, crash involving a marked Hawthorne Police Department vehicle resulted in the drivers of both vehicles being transported to local hospitals by ambulances. The collision occurred at the intersection of Diamond Bridge Avenue and Goffle Road shortly before 2 PM and sent one (1) of the vehicles down an embankment into a section of the nearby Goffle Brook County Park. Hawthorne EMS and Hawthorne Fire Department also responded to the incident. Both wrecked vehicles were removed from the scene by flatbed tow trucks. Unofficial reports are that the injuries to both the police officer and other driver were non life threatening in nature. A utility pole was also damaged in the crash; a PSE&G was on the scene minutes after the impact evaluating its condition.