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Westwood Mechanic's Hand Crushed In Park Ridge Auto Repair Shop Accident

Z Star Park Ridge Auto Repair
Z Star Park Ridge Auto Repair Photo Credit: GoogleMaps / INSET: Tri-Boro Volunteer Ambulance Corps

A mechanic from Westwood had his hand crushed in a Thursday morning accident at a Park Ridge auto repair shop, authorities said.

The 61-year-old employee was working on a vehicle Z Star Park Ridge Auto Repair at Kinderkamack Road and Park Avenue when his right hand was crushed between the motor and its mount shortly after 10:30 a.m., Police Capt. Joseph Rampolla said.

Another worker freed him and Officer David DiGregorio administered first aid before the Tri-Boro Volunteer Ambulance Corps took him to Hackensack University Medical Center, the captain said.

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ALSO SEE: A medical chopper was summoned after an employee was severely burned in an explosion Thursday morning at a machining company in Oakland that makes firearms, among other products.

https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/wyckoff/news/worker-seriously-injured-in-explosion-at-machining-plant-off-route-287/803148/

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