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Teaneck Woman Struck by Car in Ridgewood Friday Morning

47-year-old Teaneck woman taken to Valley Hospital after being struck by a vehicle at W. Ridgewood Ave. and N. Monroe St. Friday morning.

A Teaneck woman was taken to Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the intersection of W. Ridgewood Ave. and N. Monroe St, said.

According to Ridgewood Police Chief John Ward, a 62-year-old Ridgewood woman turned from W. Ridgewood Ave. onto N. Monroe at about 7:32 a.m. and struck the pedestrian walking east-to-west in the crosswalk.

The victim was transported to Valley Hospital suffering from a head injury. Her injuries were not believed to be considered serious, Ward said.

The driver was issued a summons for failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk, Ward said.

fordhammsw June 05, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Why would the driver only be given a summons for failure to yield? If there is reckless driving and bodily injury results, that meets the NJ criteria for vehicular assault.
Michael Kelley June 22, 2012 at 08:21 AM
Could it be that you are the reason for the accidents? I dont think flashing cars is a good idea. Tho I am not sure who was driving those cars, because if you flashed me I would stop.
Harry July 02, 2012 at 11:31 AM
Too many people,drivers and pedestrians think they are sooo important that others must stop for them. Everyone is in a hurry. Well get up earlier.
Harry July 02, 2012 at 11:41 AM
Same goes for speeding in Fair Lawn. Especially you mini van Moms who are doing 50 in a 25 mph zone on the phone with 5 kids in the van. I see this almost every day when school is open. I told one mom whom my kid plays with that she is NOT to let my kid in her car.
Harry July 02, 2012 at 11:43 AM
Reckless driving is with the intent on harming.

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