Police: Fatal crash shuts down stretch of Route 17 in Paramus

A car accident has shut down a portion of Route 17 in Paramus, police say.

News 12 Staff

Oct 10, 2020, 7:53 PM

Updated 1,377 days ago

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Police: Fatal crash shuts down stretch of Route 17 in Paramus
A fatal car accident shut down a portion of Route 17 in Paramus for hours Saturday morning, police say.
They called it a pedestrian fatality, though it is unknown why the person was on the busy highway. There was no word on the pedestrian's identity either.
It happened before 6:30 a.m., casing both the north and southbound portions of Route 17 to close between Lindwood and Ridgewood avenues.
Both portions of the highway have since reopened to traffic.


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