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Cedar Grove, NJ: Pompton Avenue Driver Crashes Car into Pole and Flips Vehicle Late Saturday Afternoon

Carolyne Volpe Curley / West Essex Now

Al Massa

Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

Yesterday afternoon at about 6:30pm, members of the Cedar Grove Police and Cedar Grove Fire Department responded to Pompton Avenue at Ridge Road on reports of a car crashing into a pole.

According to a representative from the fire department, when the rescue crews arrived the driver had already removed themselves from the car.

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  • The fire department remained at the scene while the vehicle was uprighted and towed by the tow company.

Additionally, the Verona Rescue Squad responded to assess the driver for any injury and the Verona Police Department assisted with directing traffic while Pompton Avenue was detoured.

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Cedar Grove Police Department
Joseph Cirasa, Police Chief
525 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, New Jersey 07009
“The Cedar Grove Police Department is committed to providing quality service with the highest level of professionalism and integrity. We dedicate ourselves to protect the lives, property, and rights of people, to maintain order, and to enforce the law impartially by working in partnership with the community.”

Cedar Grove Fire Department
James Zaccaria, Fire Chief
525 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, New Jersey 07009
“Our Department is a 100% volunteer organization with four fire stations located throughout the township. We protect well over 12,000 people within 4.5 square miles and are actively involved with surrounding fire departments providing mutual aid wherever and whenever possible.”

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

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