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Midland Park firefighters pull wheelchair occupant from van in ditch
Posted by: Jerry DeMarco
September 23, 2012 |
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A wheelchair-bound group home resident had to be extricated by Midland Park firefighters after the driver of a handicap-accessible overshot an unpaved parking area at a group home owned by the Eastern Christian Children’s Retreat and the vehicle ended up in a ditch.
CLIFFVIEW PILOT PHOTO and STORY by Boyd A. Loving
Besides the driver, at least one wheelchair-confined group home resident was in the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Damage was minimal to the van, which was removed by a flatbed tow truck.
Responding were Midland Park police and firefighters and Wyckoff police.