On November 16, 2007 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Hasbrouck
Heights Fire Department Rescue Squad was called to a Kipp Avenue
home that was struck by a car.
It was reported that the vehicle was traveling east on Kipp
Avenue in Lodi, when it was struck by another vehicle traveling
south on Woodside Avenue in Lodi.
The driver of the first vehicle lost control and swerved in
between two homes in Hasbrouck Heights, striking the side of
the home, the side entrance steps and railing, just missing
a parked car.
Both air bags deployed. The driver was able to exit the vehicle
on her own, but her passenger complained of hip pain and was
The Rescue Squad, working as a team, protected the passenger,
broke/cut away the glass, cut the roof supports using a portable
“Jaws of Life” and the Department’s new 36
volt cordless DeWalt Heavy-Duty Reciprocating Saws (sawzall),
and removed the roof.
As a precaution, the passenger was placed on a backboard, the
Hackensack ALS (Advanced Life Support) Unit did an evaluation
and the passenger was transported to HUMC by the Hasbrouck Heights
Fire Department Ambulance.
Also on the scene was a Moonachie Ambulance/Rescue, Wood-Ridge
Engine, HHPD and Lodi PD. The accident is under investigation.
Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department
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