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Back-seat passenger hospitalized after utility pole crash in Ridgewood

Photo Credit: CLIFFVIEW PILOT Correspondent Boyd A. Loving
Photo Credit: CLIFFVIEW PILOT Correspondent Boyd A. Loving

ONLY ON CVP: A back-seat passenger was taken to the Valley Hospital this afternoon after the car she was in crashed into a utility pole in Ridgewood.

No outages were reported as a result of the 12:30 p.m. crash at the intersection of Linwood and Jeffers avenues. The driver wasn’t injured.

The four-door Mercury sedan was removed by a flatbed tow truck.

Linwood Avenue was closed in both directions from Paramus Road to Jeffer Avenue for 90 minutes after the 12:30 p.m. crash.

Ridgewood police, firefighters and EMS workers responded. PSE&G stabilized the pole after the vehicle was removed.

STORY/PHOTOS: CLIFFVIEW PILOT Correspondent Boyd A. Loving

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