Tuesday, May 28, 2013
A 37-year-old Fair Lawn woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after being hit by a car while crossing 20th Street at Fair Lawn Avenue, police said.
A Fair Lawn woman was hospitalized Tuesday morning after being struck by a car while crossing 20th Street at Fair Lawn Avenue, police said. The 37-year-old resident was walking east across 20th Street at 7:24 a.m. when a westbound Chevrolet TrailBlazer hit her as it turned left from Fair Lawn Avenue onto 20th Street, Sgt. Brian Metzler said. The woman suffered non life-threatening injuries to her head and legs and was taken to Valley Hospital, the sergeant said. The accident remains under investigation as police determine if the woman was in the crosswalk when she was struck and whether the driver, a 58-year-old Fair Lawn woman, will be issued a summons, Metzler said. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A Fair Lawn woman suffered lower body injuries when she was struck by a car Monday night while crossing Morlot Avenue at 5th Street, police said.
A Fair Lawn woman was hospitalized Monday night after being struck by a car on Morlot Avenue, police said. Jote Nati, 74, was making her way across Morlot Avenue from the northeast corner of 5th Street around 9 p.m., when she was hit by an eastbound car and sent flying 10 feet through the air, Officer Stephen Buskiewicz said. She fractured one, and possibly both of her legs, but was conscious and alert at the scene before being taken to the hospital, he said. Detective Peter Yuskaitis checked up on Nati at the hospital following the accident and reported that she was in stable condition, Sgt. James Krizek said. Police said the 54-year-old Fair Lawn man who hit Nati didn't see her until it was too late. He swerved in an attempt to avoid her…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Igors Cernenoks, 49, the New York man who was struck by a vehicle while crossing River Road on Saturday died Monday morning at 6:30 a.m., police said.
A Monroe, N.Y. man who was struck by a car while crossing westbound on River Road at Hopper Avenue Saturday afternoon has died, police said. Igors Cernenoks, 49, was pronounced dead Monday at 6:30 a.m., Detective Lt. Michael Uttel said. Uttel said he knew Cernenoks had undergone surgery at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center on Saturday night to reduce swelling in his brain, but hadn't heard any additional information until Monday morning when he was informed Cernenoks had died. Cernenoks was in the crosswalk about halfway across River Road Saturday afternoon when he was hit by a northbound vehicle driven by 46-year-old Fair Lawn resident Staci Callea, Lt. Bob Kneer said. Surveillance footage shows the collision's impact threw him all the…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A woman walking on Warren Road near Plaza Road was struck by a motorist at around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
A woman was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by a motorist on Warren Road around 6 p.m., police said. The driver had just turned left onto Warren from Plaza Road when she struck the pedestrian, whom police said was walking home from the Radburn train station. The victim complained of head pain, but her injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said. She was transported to the trauma center at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson. Police are still piecing together the circumstances of the accident and could not yet comment on how it occurred. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A driver turning left onto River Road from Berdan Avenue struck two middle schoolers walking home from school Thursday, a crossing guard said.
Two Memorial Middle School students were struck by a car while crossing River Road on their walk home from class Thursday, a crossing guard who witnessed the accident said. The girls, ages 11 and 12, were crossing with the light and inside the crosswalk when a car turning left from Berdan Avenue onto River Road struck both of them in the rear, sending one of the girls flying into the air, crossing guard Mel Schultz said. The driver, who said she never saw the kids, immediately stopped her vehicle and got out of the car to tend to the children, who were both knocked to the ground, Schultz said. The girls were shaken up and crying, but did not appear to suffer any serious injuries and walked away from the accident. Officer Timothy Franco, …