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Sedan Impaled, Driver Injured In River Edge Crash

Firefighters doused a small blaze and helped the driver to safety following the River Edge crash.
Firefighters doused a small blaze and helped the driver to safety following the River Edge crash. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

A driver was hospitalized with what responders said were compound leg and ankle fractures after a freakish crash Thursday afternoon in River Edge.

The Honda Civic ended up atop a bollard in the parking lot of the CVS on Kinderkamack Road at Rutgers Place near the Hackensack border around 3 p.m.

Firefighters doused a blaze in the engine compartment as police officers got the driver out safely.

She was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center.

River Edge police got the driver out safely while firefighters doused a small engine blaze.

Jo Fehl for DAILY VOICE

Two Holy Name Medical Center units responded, as well.

Police were investigating.

Kinderkamack Road and Rutgers Place, River Edge

Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE

Boyd A. Loving took two of the photos and contributed to this account.

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