Caldwell, NJ

Caldwell, NJ: Crash with Injury and Fluid Spill

Carolyne Volpe Curley / West Essex Now
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This morning at 8:30am, the Caldwell Police Department responded to 911 calls reporting a motor vehicle crash in their town near Florence Place and Elizabeth Street.
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Upon arrival, police determined that an occupant of the car was injured and the car's air bag was deployed.

The all-volunteer West Essex First Aid Squad was immediately dispatched and responded to the scene for treatment of the person's injuries.

Additionally, the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department was also called to the crash location where they responded and worked to clean up a fluid spill which had been caused by the impact.

No further information is available at this time.


For further information:

Caldwell Police Department
James H. Bongiorno, Police Chief
1 Provost Sq Caldwell, NJ 07006

"It is the mission of the Caldwell Police Department to protect, serve and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the Borough of Caldwell.  We are committed to serve our community with integrity, honesty, and professionalism.  We promote a partnership with the community we serve through a Community Policing Oriented philosophy and strive to achieve a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime, for all who live, work or visit our community"


Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department
Andrew Pollara, Fire Chief
30 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006

"The mission of the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department is the protection, preservation and well-being of the health, safety, and property of all persons residing, working or otherwise within the Borough of Caldwell. We accomplish this mission not only through the fire suppression but also fire prevention and education. We maintain a high standard of training and education, act and perform in a safe, courteous, and professional manner, strive to create a strong bond with the community and interact professionally with other township departments. As members of this department, we have chosen to be part of a team that takes pride in representing this mission through dedication and integrity."


West Essex First Aid Squad
David Black, Squad Captain
642 Bloomfield Avenue West Caldwell, NJ 07006

"Established in 1937, the West Essex First Aid Squad (WEFAS) is a not for profit, 501(c)(3) organization providing emergency medical and rescue services across a 21 square mile service area. WEFAS is committed to providing life-saving care and services to residents throughout West Essex and the surrounding area. Even if you’ve never required our care, chances are, you’ve seen us out and about, supporting the community and creating a safer place to live and work."



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Founded in 2014, West Essex NOW is a hyperlocal news site covering Essex County, NJ. The site is published by journalist Carolyne Volpe Curley, a local resident. Volpe Curley has appeared on nationally televised productions and interviewed by the international press. Volpe-Curley graduated from Lafayette College in 1986, with a BA in both English and Government, and a minor in Women Studies and Religion. She has been a Certified New Jersey Press Journalist since 2012.

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