FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ- A 61-year-old sedan driver was injured in a collision with a dump truck near the Haledon Reservoir shortly after 10:00am on Friday, according to Daily Voice.
The 61-year-old Wayne resident in her 2017 Honda Accord collided with the dump truck near Ewing Avenue and Water View Drive, according to officials.
The Franklin Lakes Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported her to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. Franklin Lakes and colleagues from North Haledon also responded to the incident on Friday.
The 61-year-old 1996 Western Star dump truck driver from Clifton did not require hospitalization.
The EPA was notified about a hydraulic fluid spill caused by the crash. The Bergen County Hazardous Materials Unit mitigated the spill into a catch basin.
This incident is still under investigation.
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