Glen Rock, NJ – 14-Year-Old Cyclist Struck by Driver of SUV at Prospect St and Grove St

Glen Rock, NJ – 14-Year-Old Cyclist Struck by Driver of SUV at Prospect St and Grove St

Glen Rock, NJ (September 27, 2022) – A teenager from Ridgewood who was struck while riding his bicycle at an intersection in Glen Rock on Saturday, September 24th is expected to survive his injuries. 

According to bystanders, a 2016 Chevy Equinox driven by a 40-year-old man from Oakland was driving along Prospect Street when he struck the 14-year-old cyclist at the Grove Street intersection at about 12:50 p.m.  

The driver told police that he didn’t see the boy prior to the incident and wasn’t even sure from which side he entered the intersection. 

The child was taken by Members of the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps to the trauma ward at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. that Ackermann said didn’t appear life-threatening.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

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Glen Rock, NJ - 14-Year-Old Cyclist Struck by Driver of SUV at Prospect St and Grove St

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Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.