Police & Fire

Tractor Trailer Accident on North Avenue

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department commented on the tractor trailer accident on North Avenue on Friday afternoon.

 At 1:54 p.m., Cranford Police responded to a reported traffic accident on North Avenue East (200 block).

A tractor trailer (18 wheeler) traveling westbound on North Avenue East collided head-on with a box style truck traveling east.

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Following an extrication by fire personnel, the driver of the box truck, a 50-year-old male from Paterson, was transported by the Cranford Fire EMS to University Hospital in Newarl with potentially serious injuries.

The investigation is continuing and no summonses have been issued at this time.  Anyone that may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Det. William Pietrucha at 908-709-7335.

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