On 5/31/2017 at about 4:25 pm on Fourth Ave. headed northeast @ the intersection with Ackerman Ave. in Westwood/Emerson, NJ, a Bergen Brookside flatbed wrecker (plate no. XDZ A80) runs a stop sign and almost takes out a car. If you need a tow truck/wrecker in the Pascack Valley, PLEASE DO NOT CALL Bergen Brookside. We don’t need their dangerous drivers in our community.
Notice that in attempting to run the stop sign, the unsafe driver was also cutting off two cars coming in the opposite direction.
As of about 9pm, a motor vehicle accident in the westbound lane of Westwood Ave. has caused the avenue to be closed to traffic.
It may take a couple of hours to clear the road.
Motor vehicle accident, Westwood Ave.
There is an ongoing motor vehicle accident investigation between Lester Ave. and the cemetery, just north of the Emerson border (as of about 9:30 am). It appears that a pedestrian was hit by a car.The investigation may take several hours. Avoid the area, the road is closed at this location. Check back for updates.
- 10:08 am: Prosecutor’s investigative team arrives’
- 12:10 pm: Vehicle removed and road opened to northbound traffic only;
- 12:15 pm: road opened to traffic in both directions.
Pedestrian hit 4/29/17.