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Midland Park firefighters pull wheelchair occupant from van in ditch

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A wheelchair-bound group home resident had to be extricated by Midland Park firefighters after the driver of a handicap-accessible overshot an unpaved parking area at a group home owned by the Eastern Christian Children’s Retreat and the vehicle ended up in a ditch.

by Boyd A. Loving

Besides the driver, at least one wheelchair-confined group home resident was in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

Damage was minimal to the van, which was removed by a flatbed tow truck.

Responding were Midland Park police and firefighters and Wyckoff police.

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