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28 year Old Man Plunges off Midland Avenue Overpass in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and a paramedic team from Hackensack University Medical Center responded to aid an adult male who either fell, jumped, or was pushed from the Garden State Parkway northbound overpass of Midland Avenue, Paramus onto the pavement below. The incident occurred on Monday morning, 07/22. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Paramus Police are currently interviewing witnesses in connection with its investigation of the incident.

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Three Car Collision on Soldier Hill Road Sends One to the Hospital

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Paramus NJ, A three (3) vehicle, Thursday morning, 06/27, collision at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Soldier Hill Road in Emerson resulted in one (1) injury requiring ambulance transport to a local hospital. Paramus Rescue extricated an adult female from a Nissan Rogue involved in the incident. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Fire Department also assisted at the scene. The Nissan’s driver refused medical attention. Occupants of all other vehicles involved were uninjured.

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The Tractor Trailer’s Driver Flees Scene of 17 Paramus Accident

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Paramus NJ, Two (2) minor injuries were reported following an early Sunday afternoon, 05/26, crash between a tractor trailer and an SUV on Route 17 southbound in Paramus that resulted in a downed utility pole and partial closure of Route 17 southbound. Paramus Police, Paramus Fire, and Paramus EMS responded to the incident. The tractor trailer’s driver fled the scene of the crash and was still at large late Sunday afternoon. Multiple tow trucks were required to remove the two (2) vehicles involved and the crash related debris. The Bergen County Hazmat Unit was summoned due to a crash related diesel fuel spill. Lane closures were expected to be in effect until sometime Sunday evening to facilitate replacement of the utility pole.

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Multiple Vehicle Crash on 17 South Sends Several Victims to Area Hospitals

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Paramus NJ, A multiple vehicle crash with multiple injuries slowed traffic on Route 17 southbound at Midland Avenue, Paramus on Tuesday night, 05/07 between 2130 and 2230 hours. Four (4) vehicles were involved according to Paramus Police. Two (2) of those were towed from the scene. Paramus EMS sent two (2) ambulances to transport victims to nearby hospitals. All travel lanes of the highway were closed with southbound traffic allowed to pass on the right shoulder only until the wrecks were removed from the roadway. Access to Route 17 southbound from Midland Avenue westbound was blocked while emergency responders worked at the scene.

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SUV Ends Up In the Woods Near Ikea Drive in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, The adult male driver of a dark colored SUV lost control of his vehicle while exiting Route 4 eastbound at Ikea Drive in Paramus, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and crash into a nearby wooded area, and a massive retaining wall. The incident occurred late Monday afternoon, 04/29. An adult female passenger in the SUV sustained a non life threatening head injury; two (2) children and the vehicle’s adult male driver were uninjured. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS responded to the mishap along with two (2) members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Regional SWAT Team (who just happened to be driving by the scene).

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Highland Avenue in Parmaus Closed after Car Hits Utility Pole

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Paramus NJ, a utility pole was snapped at its base after being hit by a Subaru Impreza in the 700 block of Highland Avenue, Paramus late Saturday afternoon, 04/27. The vehicle’s adult male driver walked away from the wreckage with the assistance of a police officer. He was evaluated on the scene by members of a Paramus EMS ambulance. Highland Avenue was closed temporarily in both directions between Bush Place and Fern Place. PSE&G’s Electric Division was notified about the damaged pole.

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Medical Emergency Victim Rushed Hackensack Medical Center

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police and Paramus EMS units rushed to aid the driver of a passenger car who experienced a serious medical episode after he exited his vehicle on Paramus Road near Bergen Community College in Paramus. The victim had stopped to check an unsecured rear hatch, fell to the pavement and rolled under the vehicle’s chassis as the episode was occurring. He was transported to Hackensack University Center’s main campus by a Paramus EMS ambulance. A portion of northbound Paramus Road was closed while emergency crews worked at the scene.

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UPDATE : Single Engine Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Paramus Municipal Golf Course

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Paramus NJ, a single engine plane made an emergency landing at the Paramus Municipal Golf Course, 314 Paramus Road, Paramus late Sunday morning, 12/09. Three (3) occupants of the aircraft sustained non life threatening injuries during the landing and were transported by ambulances to local hospitals. No one on the ground was injured. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Fire Company #3 responded to the incident.

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3 Individuals were Transported to local Hospitals Following a Monday morning Vehicle Crash

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Paramus NJ, At least three (3) individuals were transported to local hospitals following a Monday morning two (2) vehicle crash in the rear of Steven Corn Furs, 358 Route 17 North, Paramus. One (1) of the vehicles involved, at Toyota RAV4, slammed into the rear of the fur store. Three (3) ambulances and one (1) paramedic unit responded to aid the victims. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Paramus Police is investigating the incident.

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Collision Takes out Traffic Light on West Midland Avenue

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Paramus  NJ, A traffic light stanchion was knocked to the ground early Friday afternoon, 10/12, at the busy intersection of Paramus Road and West Midland Avenue, Paramus, as a result of a collision between two (2) passenger vehicles. Injuries to the occupants of both vehicles were said to have been non life threatening in nature. Ridgewood Police assisted Paramus Police with traffic control during the incident. Paramus Fire Company #3 and Paramus EMS also responded to the scene.