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School van driver hurt in Fair Lawn crash, student OK

Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving
Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving

ONLY ON CVP: The driver of a school transportation van carrying a single teenage student was injured in a crash in Fair Lawn this afternoon.

The Jaris Transportation Company van collided with a Mazda sedan on Elm Avenue between Maple Avenue and Harristown Road a little before 3 o’clock.

The girl and sedan driver refused medical aid.

The van’s driver was taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson with undetermined injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Elm Avenue was closed in both directions while the van and sedan were removed by separate flatbed tow trucks and the roadway cleared of debris and spilled fluid.

Responding were Fair Lawn police and EMS workers and Fuchs Medical Transportation Services.

STORY / PHOTOS: Boyd A. Loving

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