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Driver hospitalized after being rear-ended in Ridgewood

Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving

YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST: A driver was hospitalized after his Honda Accord was rear-ended on Linwood Avenue over Route 17 in Ridgewood this afternoon.

Emergency responders on the scene reported that the victim complained of severe pain after his head whacked an interior door post.

Several Ridgewood police officer, firefighters and EMS workers responded to assist the driver, who was taken by ambulance to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

The exit ramp from Route 17 northbound to Linwood Avenue westbound was closed for 30 minutes while he was attended to and his car removed by flatbed tow truck.

There was no immediate indication of summonses issued in connection with the crash.

STORY / PHOTOS: Boyd A. Loving

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