Mahwah, NJ (November 19, 2023) – A severe vehicle collision late Friday night resulted in the hospitalization of a 17-year-old girl with serious injuries. The accident took place on Darlington Avenue near Campgaw Road at 11:07 p.m. on November 17.
According to Mahwah Police Lt. Michael Blondin, the crash involved a Mitsubishi sedan carrying four Ramsey teenagers. Three teens managed to exit the vehicle and were transported to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood by ambulance. The fourth teen, a backseat passenger, suffered a severe head injury and required extrication by Mahwah firefighters.
The injured girl was airlifted to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center by a New Jersey State Police NorthSTAR helicopter. No drugs or alcohol were indicated in the incident. The Mahwah Police Department’s Crash Investigation Unit and Detective Bureau, with assistance from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Identification, are conducting an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.