Two One-Car Accidents Within 20 Minutes Tuesday Night
Both minor crashes on Route 17, authorities say
Two one-car accidents on Route 17 occurred within about 20 minutes of each other Tuesday night, Police Chief James Batelli said Wednesday. Neither resulted in serious injury, he said.
The first was a one-car rollover accident on Route 17 North around 11 p.m. Tuesday night that resulted in a minor injury, Mahwah Fire Department Assistant Chief Brad Stio said.
“It was a one car rollover, and the person walked away. He was very lucky,” Stio said. He did sustain a minor injury, Stio said.
Mahwah fire companies 1, 2 and 4 responded to the scene, as well as Mahwah Police and ambulance corps.
At about 11:20 p.m., a tractor trailer was involved in an accident at the intersection of Routes 17 and 287. According to Batelli, no serious injuries were reported as a result of that one-vehicle crash.
The New Jersey State Police responded to that accident. NJSP representatives said it was not of a serious nature, but that they could provide no additional information on that crash.
The causes of both accidents are unknown.