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Van Hits Tree, Driver Chows Down on Pizza

No injuries reported in Lincoln Ave. crash.

A work van traveling north on Lincoln Avenue lost control and struck a tree Monday afternoon in Glen Rock. The single occupant was uninjured. At the scene, he scarfed down on pizza while directed traffic.

The vehicle, which sustained significant front-end damage, was towed from the scene.

Marcia Ringel May 07, 2012 at 07:28 PM
You know it's the burbs when a guy eating a slice of pizza makes the headlines.
James Kleimann May 07, 2012 at 07:43 PM
It's a funny story; I considered putting up the breaking news alert because it's kind of absurd.
jp1 May 07, 2012 at 08:48 PM
Was he eating the first slice while driving?
James Kleimann May 07, 2012 at 08:56 PM
Dunno, waiting on a phone call from police. For now, the mystery continues!
Craig Hueneke May 07, 2012 at 09:44 PM
Ah give the guy a break. He had a slice while waiting for the cops. No one but the oak tree and his van got hurt. There's no crime in that! Unless the can in his right hand is a beer can.. Then there just may be an issue here. :)
Elizabeth Cox May 08, 2012 at 12:54 AM
i laughed when i read it! it's always nice to have some humorous news once in a while!
RdgwdGRock May 08, 2012 at 02:21 PM
how did he "lose control"? distracted driving, on the cell phone, what?
J.D. Luke May 08, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Is it not primarily a matter of luck that nobody happened to get sandwiched between the truck and the tree?
Elizabeth Cox May 08, 2012 at 06:09 PM
eating Pizza?!
J.D. Luke May 08, 2012 at 06:21 PM
I figured he was ordering it. "Yeah, deliver it to the oak tree I'm driving into."
RdgwdGRock May 09, 2012 at 02:32 AM
he hit the tree so that he would have some toothpicks after the pizza

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