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West Caldwell Accident Disrupts Power and Park Avenue Traffic

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Monday, November 25, 2013 • 5:19pm

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - On Monday afternoon before 3 p.m., a traffic accident occurred at the intersection of Park and Washington Avenues in West Caldwell. The West Caldwell Police and the West Essex First Aid Squad arrived to the scene and attended to both drivers for possible injuries.

Credit: Carolyne Volpe Curley 

The first vehicle, a silver SUV, appeared to be hit on the driver’s side of the car while the second vehicle, a yellow taxi, appeared to have had damage done to the front of the car.

Credit: Carolyne Volpe Curley  

Because the SUV made contact with a utility pole, power was lost to some of the surrounding streets, particularly on Woodrow Place, and was restored by 3:45 p.m. Traffic on Park Avenue was closed going south towards Bloomfield Avenue until the accident was cleared up.

Credit: Carolyne Volpe Curley

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