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ROUTE 17 JAMMED: Three Hospitalized In Rush-Hour Van Crash In Hasbrouck Heights

The van ended up against a tractor-trailer.
The van ended up against a tractor-trailer. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hasbrouck Heights PD

A driver and two passengers were injured when a van overturned in a Tuesday afternoon rush-hour crash that closed northbound Route 17 in Hasbrouck Heights, authorities said.

The driver apparently was trying to pull into a BP gas station on the northbound highway just north of Franklin Avenue when the Honda Odyssey struck a vehicle in the right lane, spun and slammed into a tractor-trailer parked at the station, Detective Lt. Michael Colaneri said.

Hasbrouck Heights firefighters extricated the driver, assisted by their colleagues from Wood-Ridge, Colaneri said.

All three victims were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening, he said.

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