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Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD
Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD A repeat offender from Toms River who was high on PCP fought violently with police who kept him from running into traffic outside a 7-Eleven in North Jersey, authorities said. The incident was another in a recent series of episodes involving Albert P. Fischetta III, 40, of Toms River, whose violent reaction sent two officers – and himself – to the hospital, they said. Fischetta had been freed after police at the Jersey Shore said he attacked an elderly man while not wearing any clothes last fall, records show. This time, his girlfriend told Hasbrouck Heights that Fischetta suddenly bailed …
UPDATE: Illegal Drug OD Kills 12-Year-Old Girl, Fort Lee Woman Charged UPDATE: Illegal Drug OD Kills 12-Year-Old Girl, Fort Lee Woman Charged
Update: Illegal Drug OD Kills 12-Year-Old Girl, Fort Lee Woman Charged A 48-year-old Fort Lee woman’s illegal drugs killed her 12-year-old daughter, authorities said. Frances Caso was jailed on various child endangerment and drug possession charges after onetime child model Trinity Caso Perez overdosed. Fort Lee police responding to a 3:34 p.m. call Saturday, May 25, found the lifeless child at Caso's Maple Street home, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The youngster was pronounced dead soon after at Hackensack University Medical Center, he said. “During the course of the investigation, it was determined that Frances Caso and three other …
DUAL HOLIDAY TRAGEDIES: Young Girls Die Hours Apart In Bergen DUAL HOLIDAY TRAGEDIES: Young Girls Die Hours Apart In Bergen
Dual Holiday Tragedies: Young Girls Die Hours Apart In Bergen 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: An unresponsive 12-year-old girl from Fort Lee died at the hospital hours after a 14-year-old girl died suddenly in Ramsey. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella confirmed the death of the Fort Lee youngster, whom he said was found unresponsive by first responders at a Maple Street residence shortly after 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25. She was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center a short time later. Musella said detectives from his Major Crimes Unit and the Fort Lee Police Department are investigating the circumstances of her death, which he didn't characterize. Th…
GOTCHA! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender GOTCHA! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender
Gotcha! Fleeing Driver Who Hit Teaneck Woman, 18, On Sidewalk Turns Out To Be Repeat Offender 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A motorist who struck and injured an 18-year-old Teaneck woman when he drove onto the sidewalk to avoid police turned out to be a violent ex-con, authorities said. Michael Anthony Hammond, 32, of Paterson has a violent criminal history that stretches back well over a decade. He'd been arrested in Passaic County this past March on charges of choking a victim and endangering a child, but was released by a judge the very same day, records show. A little over two weeks later, on April 16, Teaneck Police Officer Kyle Rosen stopped Hammond on Palisade Avenue near Votee Park for several …
Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police
Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police A Hackensack woman dumped boiling water on a 69-year-old man during an argument, police said. The victim fortunately escaped with minor injuries, for which he was treated at Hackensack University Medical Center following the assault shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning May 15 assault at the notorious Lehigh Street apartment complex. Evelyn Sampson, 62, meanwhile, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and illegal weapons possession, Hackensack Police Capt. Michael Antista said. The unemployed Sampson was sent to the Bergen County Jail, where she remained Wednesday pending…
HEROES: Civilians, Police Unite To Rescue Struck Teen Pinned Beneath Car HEROES: Civilians, Police Unite To Rescue Struck Teen Pinned Beneath Car
Heroes: Civilians, Police Unite To Rescue Struck Teen Pinned Beneath Car Civilians teamed up with police to rescue a teenage girl who was struck and pinned beneath a vehicle Tuesday in North Bergen's Racetrack neighborhood, witnesses said. The victim, believed to be 15, was struck near a bus stop at the corner of Palisade Plaza and Woodcliff Avenue outside James J. Braddock Park shortly before 4:30 p.m. May 14, they said. Citizens with floor jacks assisted township police in lifting the vehicle and getting her out. An ambulance took her to the trauma center at Hackensack University Medical Center.
DEMOLITION DERBY: Chain-Reaction DWI Crash Leaves 100 Yards Of Damage, Debris In Elmwood Park DEMOLITION DERBY: Chain-Reaction DWI Crash Leaves 100 Yards Of Damage, Debris In Elmwood Park
Demolition Derby: Chain-Reaction DWI Crash Leaves 100 Yards Of Damage, Debris In Elmwood Park UPDATE: A demolition derby-type crash involving what police said was a drunk driver left eight severely damaged vehicles and dozens of parts strewn along a lengthy stretch of street and sidewalk in Elmwood Park. Jean Carlos Lizardo, 29, was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord that witnesses said slammed head-on into a Dodge Challenger at the corner of Mola Boulevard and Elmwood Drive shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, May 3. The sedan hit several other vehicles, leaving a swath of damage and debris -- including the Honda's engine -- that measured nearly 100 yards from one side of Elmwood Dri…
DWI Fairview Driver Severely Injures Elderly Couple In Wrong-Way North Bergen Crash: Prosecutor DWI Fairview Driver Severely Injures Elderly Couple In Wrong-Way North Bergen Crash: Prosecutor
DWI Fairview Driver Severely Injures Elderly Couple In Wrong-Way North Bergen Crash: Prosecutor A wrong-way drunk driver from Fairview hit one sedan and slammed into another on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen, severely injuring a 73-year-old motorist and her 90-year-old passenger, authorities said. Steven Reyes, 45, was headed north in the southbound lanes when his Ford SUV rammed a Hyundai containing the man and woman after hitting a Volkswagen at 85th Street around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. The couple were both extricated by township firefighters and taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with what the prosecutor said were life-th…
SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site
Scaffold Collapse: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site A construction worker survived a 30-foot fall and a co-worker jumped into an open window when scaffolding collapsed Monday at the site of a massive apartment project in Teaneck, authorities said. The 23-year-old Perth Amboy resident fell three stories when the hanging rig gave way at the Alfred Avenue site shortly before noon April 29, Teaneck Deputy Police Chief Seth Kriegel said. He was responsive and alert when officers arrived, the deputy chief said. A second worker on the scaffolding escaped injury by jumping off the scaffolding and into an open window in the seven-story, 256-unit dev…
Hit-And-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured Route 4 Motorcyclist ID'd As Rochelle Park Man, 70 Hit-And-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured Route 4 Motorcyclist ID'd As Rochelle Park Man, 70
Hit-And-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured Route 4 Motorcyclist ID'd As Rochelle Park Man, 70 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 70-year-old Rochelle Park man was the driver who sped off after hitting and severely injuring a motorcyclist on Route 4 earlier this month, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti announced following the motorist's arrest on Thursday. The 2004 Honda was struck by a 2020 Ford Fusion exiting Arcadia Way on the eastbound highway shortly after 1:30 p.m. April 16, the chief said. The sedan's driver then fled the scene, he said. The 57-year-old victim from Wood-Ridge was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he remains with extensive injuries, Guidetti said. Meanwhile, Par…
Violent Mahwah Crash Sends Rockland Bicyclist To Hospital (UPDATE) Violent Mahwah Crash Sends Rockland Bicyclist To Hospital (UPDATE)
Violent Mahwah Crash Sends Rockland Bicyclist To Hospital (Update) A Rockland County bicyclist was hospitalized after an SUV struck him on a Mahwah road a mile or so from the state line. The 40-something victim was "lucid and responsive at the scene" following the crash on Island Road at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, Mahwah Police Chief Timothy O'Hara said. He was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with multiple injuries, the chief said. The Honda HR-V struck him off a curved stretch of Island Road, just off Airmount Road, where there are no bike lanes.  The 30-something female driver from Bergen County remained at the scene and cooperated…
Youngster Stabbed Near School, Bergenfield Police Investigate Youngster Stabbed Near School, Bergenfield Police Investigate
Bergenfield Teen Stabbed Juvenile Roy Brown School Bergenfield police were trying to sort out who stabbed a juvenile in broad daylight down the street from a borough school. It was shortly before 3:40 p.m. Monday, April 22, when officers responding to a call of a dispute  found the victim with several stab wounds near the corner of West Clinton Avenue and South Front Street, Police Capt. William Duran said. A large group of juveniles split when police showed up, the captain said. The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center by members of the Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps with injuries that weren’t considered li…
SEE ANYTHING? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver SEE ANYTHING? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver
SEE Anything? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries when he was struck on Route 4 in Paramus Tuesday afternoon by a driver who sped off, authorities said. The 57-year-old victim from Wood-Ridge was headed east in the highway's right lane when a dark sedan exiting Arcadia Way hit him shortly after 1:30 p.m. April 16, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. The motorcyclist was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with extensive injuries, the chief said. Police, meanwhile, issued a Be On the Lookout alert for the sedan, which responders said should have side damage. The motorcyclist, 57, …
'Vibrant Spirit': Death Of Ridgefield Girl, 15, Leaves 'Profound Void' In 2 Communities 'Vibrant Spirit': Death Of Ridgefield Girl, 15, Leaves 'Profound Void' In 2 Communities
'Vibrant Spirit': Death Of Ridgefield Girl, 15, Leaves 'Profound Void' In 2 Communities UPDATE: The death of a 15-year-old Ridgefield girl who was struck while riding a scooter near her home leaves a "profound void," said the schools chief in Clifton, where her father works. Serenity Law was struck at the intersection of Shaler Boulevard and Edgewater Avenue in Ridgefield shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. She was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center a short time later, the prosecutor said. Although Musella referred to the incident as a "pedestrian death," law enforcement sources confirmed that the teen was…
Girl, 15, Killed In Ridgefield Crash Girl, 15, Killed In Ridgefield Crash
Girl, 15, Killed In Ridgefield Crash UPDATE: The death of a 15-year-old Ridgefield girl who was struck while riding a scooter near her home leaves a "profound void," said the schools chief in Clifton, where her father works. Serenity Law was struck at the intersection of Shaler Boulevard and Edgewater Avenue in Ridgefield shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. She was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center a short time later, the prosecutor said. Although Musella referred to the incident as a "pedestrian death," law enforcement sources confirmed that the tee…
HEARTBREAKING HISTORY: Suicidal Teen Rescued From Hackensack River For 4TH Time In Two Years HEARTBREAKING HISTORY: Suicidal Teen Rescued From Hackensack River For 4TH Time In Two Years
Suicide Teen Hackensack River New Milford PD Jump A troubled young local girl brought rescuers to a bridge over the Hackensack River for the fourth time in less than two years on Friday.  And like twice before, she nearly drowned. The girl also had guardian angels on her side once again -- this time a group of New Milford police officers. The youngster, now 16, was sitting on the edge of the Old New Bridge when Lt. Nelson Perez arrived around 2 p.m. April 12, New Milford Police Chief Brian Clancy said. The officer had gotten within 10 feet when she jumped, the chief said. The teen was treading water when Perez climbed over the…
UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS) UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS)
Update: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/Photos) A firefighter was taken to a local hospital and two civilians were tended to at the scene of an overnight blaze that destroyed a popular Garfield restaurant and severely damaged the apartments above it. A passerby alerted authorities to the fire that broke on the first floor of DP's Pub and Seafood Grill on River Drive shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, responders said. Firefighters found flames engulfing the bar and spreading quickly through the upper floors. Police Capt. Mario Pozo said two second-floor tenants were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene after responding Garfie…
Hillsdale Man, 50, Falls From Deck While Watching Eclipse Hillsdale Man, 50, Falls From Deck While Watching Eclipse
Hillsdale Man, 50, Falls From Deck While Watching Eclipse A man was airlifted to the hospital after falling from a residential deck in Hillsdale while watching Monday's solar eclipse, authorities said. The 50-year-old victim fell 10 feet from a deck without a railing while watching the Monday afternoon eclipse on Knickerbocker Road off Riverdale Street, Hillsdale Police Chief Sean Smith said. A medical helicopter landed at the nearby George White Middle School field a short time  later, the chief said.  Check out JJMontouri's videos at: youtube.com/@jjmontuori jjmontuori The victim was then flown to Hackensack University Medica…
SUV Crashes Off Route 17 In Ho-Ho-Kus (PHOTOS) SUV Crashes Off Route 17 In Ho-Ho-Kus (PHOTOS)
SUV Crashes Off Route 17 In Ho-Ho-Kus (Photos) One of three occupants in an SUV that slammed through a fence and into a wooded area off Route 17 early Monday afternoon was hospitalized, witnesses said. A Paramus police officer spotted the BMW X5 speeding but didn't pursue it, contrary to media reports, a source with direct knowledge of the incident said. The officer alerted area law enforcement to the vehicle and was turning around when he came upon the crash at Racetrack Road in Ho-Ho-Kus shortly before 1:30 p.m. April 8. Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE A man who was in the SUV was taken by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical …
HEROES: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light HEROES: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light
Heroes: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light Englewood firefighters freed a passenger in an SUV that got knocked onto its side after the driver ran a red light with her 5-year-old son in the back seat, authorities said. The 29-year-old Kia driver from Georgia was headed east on Van Nostrand Avenue crossing Grand Avenue when a Lexus SUV that had exited off northbound Route 4 rammed her vehicle around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 7, Police Lt. Fred Pulice said. Firefighters extricated a 48-year-old female passenger from Philadelphia, responders said. "Members used the Holmatro hydraulic rescue tools to remove the roof of the SUV while othe…
GUILTY: Jurors Convict Ex-Con Bank Robber, 73, Of Stabbing Albany Man Dead At Bergen Mall GUILTY: Jurors Convict Ex-Con Bank Robber, 73, Of Stabbing Albany Man Dead At Bergen Mall
Guilty: Jurors Convict Ex-Con Bank Robber, 73, Of Stabbing Albany Man Dead At Bergen Mall With his dying breath, an Albany man who was stabbed in the parking lot of a Bergen County shopping mall identified convicted bank robber Augusto Perez as his killer. Jurors in Hackensack needed five hours of deliberation to convict the 73-year-old Perez on Friday, April 5, for stabbing Omar Cruz, 64, to death behind the Ulta Beauty store on the Maywood side of the Bergen Town Center on Feb. 16, 2021. The jury rejected a murder conviction, which required premeditated intent, and instead found Perez, of North Bergen, guilty of aggravated manslaughter, along with hindering apprehension, follo…
Judge Keeps South Hackensack Ex-Con Jailed Following Threats Judge Keeps South Hackensack Ex-Con Jailed Following Threats
Judge Keeps South Hackensack Ex-Con Jailed Following Threats A judge ordered that an ex-con from South Hackensack who was seized in a SWAT team raid remain in custody after he told a police officer that he "should've killed y'all mother f*ckers as soon as you came in the door." Township police got a tip that Robert Jackson had a handgun in his home even though a drug conviction from nearly a decade ago prevents him from legally possessing one, Detective Sgt. James Donatello said. Jackson had spent nearly seven years in state prison in two separate stretches since 2012. He was on parole for a previous conviction when he sold $10,000 worth of heroi…
Three Bergen County Hospitals Named Among Best In World By 'Newsweek' Three Bergen County Hospitals Named Among Best In World By 'Newsweek'
Three Bergen County Hospitals Named Among Best In World By 'Newsweek' Some of the best hospitals in the world are right in the Garden State. Newsweek, partnering with Statsia, released its annual list of the World's Best Hospitals, with six hospitals in New Jersey making the cut.  Morristown Medical Center was ranked 47th, while Hackensack University Medical Center was right behind at 58th.  Valley Hospital in Ridgewood (soon Paramus) and Overlook Medical Center in Summit were ranked 137th and 174th, respectively.  Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were ranked 329th and 411th, respectively. Dr. …
Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar
Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar Authorities who’ve charged four men with the brutal murder of a man outside a Garfield bar last month turned to the public for help finding a fugitive gang member from Pennsylvania who sources said repeatedly stabbed the victim in the chest. Ricky “Angel” Vargas, 35, of East Stroudsburg, PA, and his four companions confronted Richard Franceschi, 31, of Hawthorne outside JoJo's Bar & Grill on Monroe Street before dawn this past Feb. 4, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Vargas had a knife and co-defendant Jayson William Rivera, 23, also of East Stroudsburg, had a handgun, the pr…
SAD UPDATE: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck By Sedan Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies SAD UPDATE: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck By Sedan Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies
SAD Update: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck By Sedan Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies A 75-year-old Paramus woman who was struck and dragged 20 feet by a sedan driven by a 94-year-old borough resident over the weekend has died, authorities confirmed. Helen Koons was in the crosswalk in the rear parking lot of the Paramus Public Library off East Century Road when the 2013 Toyota Corolla dragged her around 12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Police Chief Robert M. Guidetti said. She was semi-alert when taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, the deputy chief said. Koons was pronounced dead at the hospital at 11:42 a.m. Sunday, he said. Detectives and members of the Par…
HEROES: Firefighters Free Trapped Driver After Tractor-Trailer, Pickup Collide On Route 17 HEROES: Firefighters Free Trapped Driver After Tractor-Trailer, Pickup Collide On Route 17
Heroes: Firefighters Free Trapped Driver After Tractor-Trailer, Pickup Collide On Route 17 Firefighters extricated a heavily trapped driver after a tractor-trailer and pickup truck collided on Route 17. Hasbrouck Heights firefighters were assisted by their Wood-Ridge colleagues in freeing the female pickup driver following the crash behind the Bendix Diner shortly before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17. The driver was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. Nick’s Towing removed the vehicles. Northbound Route 17 was temporarily closed at Franklin Avenue during the operation. Mutual aid was provided by, among others, firefighters from Carlstadt, Lodi, Rutherford and Wallingto…
UPDATE: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck, Dragged By Vehicle Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies UPDATE: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck, Dragged By Vehicle Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies
Update: Paramus Woman, 75, Struck, Dragged By Vehicle Driven By 94-Year-Old Motorist Dies A 75-year-old Paramus woman who was struck and dragged 20 feet by a sedan driven by a 94-year-old borough resident over the weekend has died, authorities confirmed. Helen Koons was in the crosswalk in the rear parking lot of the Paramus Public Library off East Century Road when the 2013 Toyota Corolla dragged her around 12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Police Chief Robert M. Guidetti said. She was semi-alert when taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, the deputy chief said. Koons was pronounced dead at the hospital at 11:42 a.m. Sunday, he said. Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE…
Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont
Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont UPDATE: A 94-year-old widower from Bergenfield was charged with the hit-and-run death of a teacher from Dumont, authorities confirmed on Friday. Ernest F. Hofmann was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup that struck Elizabeth Feliciano-Rosa, 54, as she crossed Madison Avenue at Washington Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Thursday, March 14, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Hofmann kept going, the prosecutor said. CPR was being conducted on the 44-year-old victim after she was struck at Washington &a…
Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim
Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A shocked silence that gripped a downtown intersection was pierced by the anguished scream of a woman whose mother -- a popular school teacher in Englewood -- had just been struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver less than a mile from her Dumont home. A lifeless Elizabeth Rosa lay off the corner of Washington and West Madison avenues as the driver who hit her stopped and got out, according to a witness. He just as quickly got back into the red pickup truck and sped off, the witness said. ****** 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 94-year-old widower from Bergenfield was charged with the hit-and-run …
UPDATE: Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Popular Teacher From Dumont UPDATE: Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Popular Teacher From Dumont
Update: Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Popular Teacher From Dumont 𝗦𝗘𝗘 𝗔𝗡𝗬𝗧𝗛𝗜𝗡𝗚? A shocked silence that gripped a downtown intersection was pierced by the anguished scream of a woman whose mother -- a popular school teacher in Englewood -- had just been struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver less than a mile from her Dumont home. A lifeless Elizabeth Rosa lay off the corner of Washington and West Madison avenues as the driver who hit her stopped and got out, according to a witness. He just as quickly got back into the red pickup truck and sped off, the witness said. ****** 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 94-year-old widower from Bergenfield was charged with the hit-an…
Electric Car Fire At New Hackensack Apartment Complex Takes 7 Hours To Douse Electric Car Fire At New Hackensack Apartment Complex Takes 7 Hours To Douse
Electric Car Fire At New Hackensack Apartment Complex Takes 7 Hours To Douse A Hackensack firefighter was injured in an electric car blaze that took nearly seven hours to fully douse in the parking garage of a new apartment complex, authorities said. The firefighter was released after being treated at Hackensack University Medical Center for an undisclosed injury sustained at The Walcott, which opened a year ago on Main Street. The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, in the lower-level parking garage of the six-story building. Firefighters quickly located an Audi Q5 SUV and immediately knocked down the flames. "Additional precautions and measures were…