RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- A Pathfinder driver was hospitalized after a collision with a village garbage truck in Ridgewood early Thursday.
The Nissan driver was taken to the Valley Hospital with what apparently was a neck injury after the 6 a.m. crash at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and South Irving Street.
Police issued a summons to the sanitation truck driver.
A flatbed tow truck removed the SUV.
The sanitation vehicle was being repaired on the street.
Village firefighters cleaned up a fuel spill.
It couldn't immediately be determined whether a subsequent call for a hazardous materials unit to clean up a spill that extended to Glen Rock was related to the incident.
Boyd A. Loving contributed to this story.
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