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Recycling Employee Hospitalized After Car Hits Truck In Hawthorne

Police investigate on accident on Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Thursday morning, Jan. 7. Photo Credit: Joshua Jongsma
Police investigate on accident on Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Thursday morning, Jan. 7. Photo Credit: Joshua Jongsma
A vehicle is towed after an accident on Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Thursday. Photo Credit: Joshua Jongsma

HAWTHORNE, N.J. — A sanitation employee was hospitalized with a leg injury after a driver hit a recycling truck on Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Thursday morning.

The driver of a GMC Terrain hit the rear of a recycling truck near the intersection of Lafayette and Utter avenues around 9 a.m. Thursday, Capt. Jeffrey Vanderhook said.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Vanderhook said.

The accident closed Lafayette Avenue between Utter and Florence avenues until around 9:40 a.m.

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