Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, and Ridgewood EMS rushed to aid the adult female driver of a Mercedes sedan who crashed her vehicle while pulling into her own driveway on Thursday afternoon, 08/08. A flatbed tow truck was called to remove the passenger car from its resting place. Fire Department personnel reported no structural damage occurred to the house. A medical episode may have immediately preceded the crash.
Ridgewood NJ, One (1) person was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a multi-vehicle collision at the intersection of Godwin Avenue and South Monroe Street, Ridgewood on Friday morning, 07/12. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, and Ridgewood EMS responded to the incident. Flatbed tow trucks removed two (2) wrecks from the scene. Injuries sustained by the transported victim were reported to have been non life threatening in nature.
Ridgewood NJ, An 80-year old male experienced a medical episode which caused him to loose control of his vehicle and crash into an unused building at the Ridgewood train station on Wednesday afternoon, 06/05. The victim refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital and was driven home by a private party. However, the historic building that was struck and the victim’s 4-door sedan both sustained extensive damage. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, Ridgewood EMS, Ridgewood Emergency Services and representatives from the Village of Ridgewood’s Building and Engineering Departments all responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked sedan from the scene. North Broad Street in Ridgewood remained closed in both directions while emergency responders worked.
Ridgewood NJ, A FedEx delivery van collided with a Jeep at the intersection of Grove Street and South Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood on Monday afternoon, 03/25. Following impact, the Jeep completely rolled over and subsequently landed upright. It’s lone occupant, an adult female driver, sustained a minor hand injury and was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The FedEx delivery driver was not injured, and his vehicle suffered cosmetic damage only. The Jeep was totaled; it was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Ridgewood Police and Ridgewood Fire Department also responded to the incident.
Ridgewood NJ, Three (3) occupants, including the driver, of a Lexus SUV were transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital following a two (2) vehicle, Monday night, 12/03, collision at the intersection of Dayton and Prospect Streets in Ridgewood. All of the victims were adults from the same family. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, Ridgewood EMS, Glen Rock EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital responded to aid the victims. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, a Nissan Sentra, was uninjured. Both damaged cars were removed from the scene by tow trucks. Ridgewood Fire personnel also attended to a minor crash related fluid spill. No word yet as to whether any summonses were issued in connection with the incident.
Glen Rock NJ, October 5 , the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department reported that at 0222 hours this morning, GRFD was dispatched for a reported working fire on Sycamore Terrace. On arrival, Chief Jennings and Asst Chief Aguilar made entry into the basement and observed a heavy smoke condition. Engine 833 (Lt Pimlott) established a water supply and stretched a hand line. Ladder 832 (Capt Burbano) assisted with ventilation and overhaul as well as the rescue of two cats from the structure. Special thanks to Ridgewood, Hawthorne, Fair Lawn, Wyckoff and Paramus for invaluable mutual aid assistance.
Ridgewood NJ, On Friday afternoon, 09/28, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, and Ridgewood EMS personnel rushed to aid an adult female driver who ran off the road after experiencing an unknown medical episode. The incident occurred at the intersection of Brookmere Court and North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood. The alert and conscious victim was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. No other drivers nor pedestrians were injured when the vehicle jumped a curb and mounted a sidewalk.
Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Fire, and EMS aided two (2) separate seizure victims at the exact same time, and in the same location (Tito’s Burritos Restaurant, 166 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood), on Saturday evening, 08/05. The seizures appeared to have been unrelated, with the exception of occurring at the exact same time and address. One (1) victim sustained a serious head injury after collapsing in a restaurant bathroom; he was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital (a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted with this case). The other victim was evaluated at the scene by Ridgewood EMS personnel and declined ambulance transport. The incident drew a response from eight (8) separate vehicles belonging to Police, Fire department, and/or EMS personnel.
Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, EMS, and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to aid an adult male who reportedly fell off of a NJ Transit bus at the intersection of East Ridgewood and North Pleasant Avenues late Thursday afternoon, 04/27. Preliminary results of an on-scene evaluation conducted by EMTs determined that the victim was apparently uninjured from the fall, but likely highly intoxicated. He was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital for further evaluation/examination. The bus was released by Ridgewood PD and continued on its route.