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Dump Truck Rolls Over, Spills Dirt and Debris on Route 17

Accident in Ridgewood caused major traffic back-ups Friday morning, report said.

Credit: Mapquest.
Credit: Mapquest.

Route 17 South in Ridgewood remained closed after 10 a.m. Friday as authorities cleaned up spilled dump truck debris, NorthJersey.com reported.

According to the report, the truck rolled over after striking the Linwood Avenue overpass and dumped dirt and rocks across three lanes of the highway.

The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries, the report said.

The accident caused major back-ups along Route 17 Friday morning, reports said.

RB March 29, 2014 at 01:23 PM
And how does that relate to the topic?
DD March 29, 2014 at 03:51 PM
It's a joke. Do comments on the patch have to "relate to the topic?" Is this written anywhere?
RB March 29, 2014 at 04:14 PM
DD No, but perhaps it should be. Stay on topic, otherwise what's the point. Post anything wherever you want. Hey, how about those Knicks!
DD March 29, 2014 at 04:18 PM
As this story is related to major back-ups and there is another story related to major back-ups it would be pretty easy to make the case that the joke (another reminder) is related. If the subject of the the joke was not related to this story, it would not have been funny. As far as your question of "what's the point" it's pretty obvious that there is very little value in comments on the Patch on the whole.

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