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Police Investigating Multi-Vehicle Crash That Seriously Injures Two in Clifton


Passaic County officials announce that investigators are seeking the assistance of the public regarding any witnesses to a crash that occurred at approximately 10:07 a.m., on Tuesday, August 25.

According to police, officers responded to the area of Route 3 Westbound and Allwood Road, in the City of Clifton on a report of a multi-vehicle crash.

A 2005 Mack Conventional Cab dump truck, being operated by Chad Hines, 40 of Wantage, struck a 2019 Honda Civic driven by a twenty-five-year-old female Clifton resident who along with a minor passenger were transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center.

After the initial collision, the Mack dump truck struck a 2013 Subaru Outback, being operated by a fifty-four-year-old male Nutley, resident. The Honda Civic struck a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, being operated by a thirty-five-year-old male Nutley, resident. No other parties were injured.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Clifton Police Department Traffic Division at 973-470-5908.