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Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC
Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC A 44-year-old addiction counselor from New Jersey is facing multiple charges in a DWI crash that left three people dead and seven others injured on July 4th in Manhattan, Daily Voice has learned. Daniel Hyden, of Monmouth Junction, was operating a a grey Ford F-150 at a high rate of speed when he ran through a stop sign at the Water and Jackson street intersection just before 9 p.m. on the Lower East Side, the NYPD said. The Good Samaritans who held Daniel Hyden after he crashed into 3 people killing them last night were apparently not too kind. pic.twitter.com/rKmBkQTvGQ — Kristin …
SUV Knocked Onto Roof In Westwood Pickup Crash SUV Knocked Onto Roof In Westwood Pickup Crash
SUV Knocked Onto Roof In Westwood Pickup Crash Police are investigating a crash at a busy Westwood intersection that knocked an SUV onto its roof. No serious injuries were immediately reported when a Dodge RAM pickup truck t-boned a GMC Yukon at the corner of Broadway and Irvington Street, next to the NJ Transit tracks, shortly after 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15. Westwood police and firefighters immediately responded and got everyone involved out OK, including a visibly upset boy who was in the SUV, witnesses said. All refused medical aid, officers at the scene said. Nancy Triggiani-Musco for DAILY VOICE EMS tended to three occupants…
2 Hospitalized By Explosion At Industrial Gas Supply Company In NJ Town 2 Hospitalized By Explosion At Industrial Gas Supply Company In NJ Town
2 Hospitalized By Explosion At Industrial Gas Supply Company In NJ Town Two people were injured after an explosion at an industrial gas company in Branchburg on the early morning of Wednesday, June 5, authorities said. At 4:30 a.m., first responders arrived at 197 Meister Ave. and found smoke visible from the Air Liquide building, Branchburg police said in a release. Two people suffering from chemical burns were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment, police said. Air Liquide is a French industrial gas supplier, its website says. First responders were able to deem the location safe and the scene has been cleared, police said. Meister Avenue…
Bergen County Man Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At NY State Park Bergen County Man Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At NY State Park
Bergen County Man Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At NY State Park A 71-year-old Bergen County man was killed in a mountain bike accident at a state park in the Hudson Valley. Alido M. Pavan, of Tenafly, was riding his mountain bike at Tallman State Park when he lost control of his bike, causing him to hit the ground striking his head around 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, New York State Police Trooper Steven Nevel said. Pavan was wearing biking shoes and was clipped to the bike; he was also wearing a helmet, Nevel said. Witnesses rushed to Pavan’s aid, called 911, and rendered first aid. State Police arrived on the scene, removed him fr…
SUV Rams Hasbrouck Heights Apartment Building, Driver Ticketed SUV Rams Hasbrouck Heights Apartment Building, Driver Ticketed
SUV Rams Hasbrouck Heights Apartment Building, Driver Ticketed A driver escaped serious injury Thursday morning when her SUV slammed into the side of an apartment building in Hasbrouck Heights. Tenants in at least two units at the Boulevard Apartments were temporarily displaced, however. The entire building was initially vacated after the 68-year-old driver's parked Hyundai accelerated over the curb and into the support wall shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2. There was no immediate explanation of what may have caused it, Police Lt. John Behr said. Two units had to be vacated for the time being. Tony Greco for DAILY VOICE The driver was evalua…
Sedan Slides Off Rain-Slicked Route 17 Sedan Slides Off Rain-Slicked Route 17
Sedan Slides Off Rain-Slicked Route 17 A 22-year-old driver escaped injury when his sedan ran off Route 17 and into the woods during a rainstorm, authorities said. The Bronx motorist was headed south when his Honda Civic slid off the road at the Hollywood Avenue exit in Ho-Ho-Kus shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, Police Capt. Greg McBain said. Bad weather conditions were to blame, the captain said. The driver refused further medical attention after being examined at the scene, he said. CONTRIBUTED Firefighters responded along with borough police and EMS. Police, firefighters and EMS responded. CONTRIBUTED
Firefighters Battle Frigid Temps To Douse Ridgefield Blaze Firefighters Battle Frigid Temps To Douse Ridgefield Blaze
Firefighters Battle Frigid Temps To Douse Ridgefield Blaze Ridgefield firefighters conquered frigid temperatures to quickly snuff a weekend blaze. The two-alarm electrical fire ignited in an attic vent at the single-family Shaler Boulevard home at Lancaster Road shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, responders said. "They made a great stop," a mutual aid provider said. "It could have been a lot worse, but because of their quick response they were able to knock it down quick." Mutual aid responders included firefighters from Cliffside Park, Fairview, Leonia and Palisades Park, as well as borough police and EMS. No injuries were reported. Jo…
Girl, 13, Pulled From Maywood Pool Girl, 13, Pulled From Maywood Pool
Girl, 13, Pulled From Maywood Pool A 13-year-old girl was pulled from the municipal pool in Maywood on Labor Day, police said. A lifeguard quickly got to the drowning teen, witnesses said. The good news: She was alert and conscious when EMS took her to Hackensack University Medical Center, Maywood Police Detective Sgt. William Phayre said.
SHORT CUT: Sedan Plows Into Paramus Hair Salon SHORT CUT: Sedan Plows Into Paramus Hair Salon
Short CUT: Sedan Plows Into Paramus Hair Salon A senior driver from New Milford escaped serious injury when a sedan slammed into a Paramus hair salon Tuesday morning. No one in the salon was injured, either, witnesses said. Paramus police escorted the driver home in the back of a department SUV after she plowed her Volvo S60 into the Lennon Brooks Salon off East Midland Avenue around 9:15 a.m. Aug. 15, they said. The crash substantially damaged the salon. The Aug. 15 crash substantially damaged the Lennon Brooks Salon off East Midland Avenue in Paramus.Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE Borough firefighters and EMS responded along wit…
UPDATE: Firefighter Injured In Vacant Garden Apartment Blaze In Hasbrouck Heights UPDATE: Firefighter Injured In Vacant Garden Apartment Blaze In Hasbrouck Heights
Update: Firefighter Injured In Vacant Garden Apartment Blaze In Hasbrouck Heights Two firefighters were injured when part of a ceiling collapsed during a fire that destroyed a vacant garden apartment Thursday morning in Hasbrouck Heights, responders said. The injuries didn't appear life-threatening, they said, after the Skyline Apartments blaze at 20 Terrace Avenue was doused shortly before 10:30 a.m. May 11. Firefighters found the bedroom and bathroom fully involved barely a half-hour earlier. Investigators were summoned to the scene given the circumstances -- however, the cause was determined to be accidental. The mutual aid responders reported to Daily Voice as of t…
Did Easter Sunday Elizabeth Fire Start In Home That Burned Down In 2022? Did Easter Sunday Elizabeth Fire Start In Home That Burned Down In 2022?
Did Easter Sunday Elizabeth Fire Start In Home That Burned Down In 2022? A fire that ripped through four Elizabeth home Easter Sunday may have started in one that burned down in January 2022, sources say. Firefighters responding to the scene found flames shooting from a home on the 100 block of Jaques Street around 5:40 p.m. Incident still on going. EMS Supervisor Kenroy Sealey (EMS Branch) EMTs from the A Tour (Day Shift) and D Tour (Night Shift) Photo Credit: Bruno Castanheira Posted by Friends of Elizabeth NJ EMS locals 87 & 309 on Sunday, April 9, 2023 The house at 167 Jacques St. burned down in 2022, and according to witnesses who spoke to abc7, …
Nasty Crash Near Route 17 Sends Two To Hospital Nasty Crash Near Route 17 Sends Two To Hospital
Nasty Crash Near Route 17 Sends Two To Hospital Two people were hospitalized following a crash at a busy Ho-Ho-Kus intersection. The collision at the five corners at Sheridan and Hollywood avenues near Gilbert Road around 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30 severely damaged an SUV and a wagon. Both victims were taken to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood with injuries that weren't immediately considered life-threatening. Ho-Ho-Kus firefighters killed power to the vehicles and cleaned up a fuel spill. Ho-Ho-Kus police and EMS also responded, as did a paramedic team from Valley. Waldwick police assisted with traffic control. Boyd A. Loving took the p…
Pennsylvania Woman Killed In Shark Attack While Vacationing In Bahamas Pennsylvania Woman Killed In Shark Attack While Vacationing In Bahamas
Pennsylvania Woman Killed In Shark Attack While Vacationing In Bahamas A Pennsylvania resident was killed in a shark attack while vacationing in The Bahamas, authorities said. The 58-year-old woman was snorkeling with her family when a bull shark bit her in the waters near Green Cay just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, Chief Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings said during a press conference. The unidentified victim was a passenger on a cruise ship that stopped on the island and booked a boat tour with a local company for the day, she said. "That area is known for visitors to snorkel," the chief said. When the woman's family members noticed she was be…
WHAT A HERO LOOKS LIKE: Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Rescues Woman In Wheelchair From Fire WHAT A HERO LOOKS LIKE: Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Rescues Woman In Wheelchair From Fire
What A Hero Looks Like: Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Rescues Woman In Wheelchair From Fire Flames rolled across the ceiling and smoke filled the home as Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Christopher Connors dashed upstairs and carried a 65-year-old woman in a wheelchair to safety on Monday. The two-alarm fire broke out in the kitchen and quickly spread to the second floor of the Baldwin Terrace home shortly before 5 p.m. An 84-year-old family member met Connors as he arrived and pointed him to the trapped woman on the second floor, Hasbrouck Heights Police Sgt. John Behr said. Connors then carried her down to the front lawn, where he and she were treated by EMS.  Both appear…
GoFundMe Established For Family Of Drowned New Milford HS Student GoFundMe Established For Family Of Drowned New Milford HS Student
GoFundMe Established For Family Of Drowned New Milford HS Student UPDATE: Visiting hours are scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Sunday followed by a 10 a.m. funeral service on Monday for an 18-year-old New Milford High School senior who drowned trying to help a group of local kids. The April 25 service and visitation for Clinten Ajit the day before are both at St. Peter's Mar Thoma Church, 56 Ridgewood Road in Washington Township: (201) 837-2200. The service will be followed by interment in Westwood Cemetery, 23 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood: (201) 664-7161. Ajit was born in Niranam, Kerala, India on Jan. 22, 2004. He emigrated to the U.S. with his family in Septemb…
RESCUED: Clifton Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days RESCUED: Clifton Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days
Rescued: Clifton Dumpster Diver Says He Was Trapped For 3 Days A 60-year-old Clifton man gave new meaning to dumpster diving when he was trapped in a trash bin for what he said was nearly three days before someone heard his cries for help. Firefighters used a Stokes basket to bring the man to safety at the Richfield Village Apartments off Clifton Avenue around 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16. EMS responders treated him for minor injuries at the scene. Whether the man was in there as long as he said couldn't be corroborated, Police Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said. He told police he was trying to dig out a chair when he fell in and couldn't get out, the l…
NJ State Police Bear No Responsibility In Driver's Fatal Medical Episode Off Rt 80: Grand Jury NJ State Police Bear No Responsibility In Driver's Fatal Medical Episode Off Rt 80: Grand Jury
NJ State Police Bear No Responsibility In Driver's Fatal Medical Episode Off Rt 80: Grand Jury New Jersey State Police bear no responsibility for the death of a diabetic Paterson driver who had a medical episode in the back of their cruiser following a traffic stop outside their barracks, a state grand jury has found. The troopers had handcuffed Sergio Rodriguez, 51, and led him to their marked SUV after finding heroin in his car during a stop outside their substation on Minnisink Road, just off Route 80 in Totowa, on June 27, 2020. Rodriguez had been using a cellphone while driving, Acting New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin said. Body camera footage shows a trooper aski…
Route 208 Motorist Alerts Responders To Fair Lawn House Fire Route 208 Motorist Alerts Responders To Fair Lawn House Fire
Route 208 Motorist Alerts Responders To Fair Lawn House Fire A motorist driving on Route 208 alerted responders to a house fire in Fair Lawn, authorities said. Occupants of the Eberlin Drive home apparently weren't aware of the fire that broke out in the chimney area of the roof of their two-story, wood-frame home shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Firefighters quickly doused the flames. No injuries were reported. Fair Lawn police, Rescue Squad members and EMS responded. Boyd A. Loving took the photo and contributed to this account.
Vehicles Towed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Ridgewood Vehicles Towed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Ridgewood
Vehicles Towed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Ridgewood A vehicle barreled across a Ridgewood lawn and hit a house in a multi-vehicle collision Thursday. No one required medical treatment following the crash on Northern Parkway between Van Buren Avenue and Racetrack Road around 3:30 p.m. A Toyota Camry was parked in the driveway when it was struck by a Scion xB that also took down a basketball hoop after hitting a Chevy Equinox. Two adults and a child all refused medical attention at the scene. Path of damage in Ridgewood.Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE Damage to the house was mostly cosmetic. Village police, firefighters and EMS responded…
Elementary School Fire In Passaic County Quickly Doused Elementary School Fire In Passaic County Quickly Doused
Elementary School Fire In Passaic County Quickly Doused No injuries were reported in a pre-dawn classroom fire Tuesday at the Haskell Elementary School. No children were in the building when the blaze broke out in a classroom at the Ringwood Avenue school shortly before 7 a.m. and was quickly extinguished, responders said. It caused a significant amount of smoke damage in the building, they said. A cause wasn't immediately disclosed. Mutual aid responders included firefighters from Ringwood, Pompton Lakes, Bloomingdale and Oakland, as well as local police and EMS. Both the Haskell and Wanaque elementary schools were closed as a result. Before …
Man Takes Fatal Leap From NJ Turnpike: Police Man Takes Fatal Leap From NJ Turnpike: Police
Man Takes Fatal Leap From NJ Turnpike: Police A 33-year-old man leapt to his death from a New Jersey Turnpike overpass in Newark Monday morning, authorities said. Alain Lopez-Dorado, of Union, jumped off of the Interchange 14 overpass around 8:40 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota said.  He apparently landed on Delancy Street, developing reports say. Lopez-Dorado was transported by EMS to the University Hospital where he died, Slota said. The investigation is active and ongoing.
First Responders Called To Drowning On Jersey Shore First Responders Called To Drowning On Jersey Shore
First Responders Called To Drowning On Jersey Shore Police, firefighters and EMS crews were called on a report of a drowning in Ocean County, authorities said.  The discovery of a body in Barnegat Bay was reported at about 1:25 a.m. Tuesday near Anchor Drive and Barnegat Avenue in Seaside Park.  No other details were immediately available. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Brick Township Fire Destroys Waterfront Homes Brick Township Fire Destroys Waterfront Homes
Brick Township Fire Destroys Waterfront Homes Firefighters battled a raging blaze in Brick Township resulting in injuries and destruction to multiple waterfront homes Monday afternoon. The fire broke out at 31 Bay Way in the Bay Harbor section of the township around 3:30 p.m., bring crews from across the Jersey Shore to the scene. Wind caused flames to spread to the home next door. Aerial ladders and fire boats were being used to battle the wind-whipped fire. At one point, there was an unconfirmed report of an explosion with all firefighters accounted for. Several firefighters were overcome by smoke, reports said, and required assis…
Man Stabbed With Machete During Argument In Kearny Walmart Man Stabbed With Machete During Argument In Kearny Walmart
Man Stabbed With Machete During Argument In Kearny Walmart A 43-year-old man was hospitalized after being assaulted with a machete inside of a Kearny Walmart Friday, police said. Police responding to 911 calls found the man inside the store with a deep cut in the back of his head around 10:30 a.m., Kearny police said. The victim was involved in an argument with another man, who then struck him in the head with a machete. The suspect fled the store before police arrived. The victim was transported by EMS to University Hospital, Newark and later released. Anyone with information relevant to the investigation are asked to call (201) 998-1313, or t…
Dog Attack Sends 2 To Hospital In South Brunswick Dog Attack Sends 2 To Hospital In South Brunswick
Dog Attack Sends 2 To Hospital In South Brunswick Two people were hospitalized after being attacked by a family dog in South Brunswick on Tuesday, police said. A man in his 50s and woman in her 60s were bitten by the family dog, a pitbull, at a house on the 100 block of New Road, local police said. The victims were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, authorities said. Their conditions were not known as of Wednesday morning. Responders included local police, EMS and animal control officers.
Scooter Rider Critically Injured In Passaic Crash Scooter Rider Critically Injured In Passaic Crash
Scooter Rider Critically Injured In Passaic Crash An electric scooter rider was clinging to life Tuesday morning after being struck in Passaic, responders said. Witnesses said the late-30s victim ran a red light and was struck by a minivan at the intersection of President and Parker Streets shortly after 10:30 a.m. He was unconscious when taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, responders said. The driver, meanwhile, remained at the scene and cooperated with police, who notified the Passaic County prosecutor's fatal accident team. City firefighters and EMS also responded.
Take-In: SUV Crashes Through Front Of Oakland Restaurant Take-In: SUV Crashes Through Front Of Oakland Restaurant
Take-In: SUV Crashes Through Front Of Oakland Restaurant An SUV did substantial damage when it plowed through the front of a Chinese restaurant in Oakland late Saturday morning. There was no immediate word on injuries after the Ford Explorer crashed into Oakland Chinese in a Ramapo Valley Road shopping center off Yawpo Avenue near Route 287. Police, firefighters and EMS responded to the incident along with a building inspector. Aftermath.Linda Uber Martin for DAILY VOICE The vehicle was removed by a flatbed tow truck. There was no immediate word on injuries.DAILY VOICE
Essex County Prosecutor's Office Probes Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy Essex County Prosecutor's Office Probes Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy
Essex County Prosecutor's Office Probes Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy. First responders found the child unconscious inside of an apartment at 395 Union Ave., in Irvington around 3:30 p.m. last Thursday, RLS Media reports. Have photos of the active scene? Email clevine@dailyvoice.com Neighbors told the outlet they watched helplessly as EMS performed CPR on the boy's lifeless body. Law enforcement agents then took a man believed to be the boy's father into a vehicle belonging to the prosecutor's office around 9 p.m., after hours of investigating, authorities said. Irvington T…
HEROES: Port Authority PD Saves OD Victim At GWB Bus Station HEROES: Port Authority PD Saves OD Victim At GWB Bus Station
Heroes: Port Authority PD Saves OD Victim At GWB Bus Station Port Authority Police Officer Kyle Chmura knows an overdose when he sees one. Responding to a call of a man down in a third-floor bathroom stall at the George Washington Bridge bus station in Washington Heights, Chmura immediately began a sternum rub in an attempt to revive the 50-year-old victim. Chmura and backup Officer Chris Figueroa then gave the man oxygen and two blasts of Narcan that eventually brought him around, Port Authority spokeswoman Lenis Valens said. EMS arrived, continued care and took the victim to nearby Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for further treatment, Valens…
Flames Blow Through Windows Of Garfield Multi-Family Home Flames Blow Through Windows Of Garfield Multi-Family Home
Flames Blow Through Windows Of Garfield Multi-Family Home Flames shot out the second-floor windows and into the eaves of a Garfield multi-family home on Sunday. Firefighters needed a little over 20 minutes to knock down the bulk of the Harrison Avenue blaze after it broke out around 2:15 p.m. The two-alarm fire displaced a couple of families whose members all got out OK, responders said. EMS treated a firefighter for a minor injury at the scene. Flames shot through the windows of the Harrison Avenue home in Garfield.Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE Mutual aid responders included fellow firefighters from Elmwood Park, Saddle Brook and Wallington. …
Man Struck, Killed By Hoboken Bound Train In Newark Man Struck, Killed By Hoboken Bound Train In Newark
Man Struck, Killed By Hoboken Bound Train In Newark A man was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train in Newark Tuesday morning, authorities said. Service to the Morris and Essex line was operating on a 30-minute delay in both directions after the 7:45 a.m. incident west of the Broad Street Station, NJT spokeswoman Lisa Torbic said. The train left Montclair State University at 7:10 a.m., and was scheduled to arrive in Hoboken at 8 a.m., Torbic said. New Jersey Transit Police and EMS were on scene. None of the approximately 20 passengers and crew were on board were injured. The NJTPD is leading the investigation.