Firefighters rescue driver from SUV in NJ river
KEARNY — Firefighters rescued a person from an SUV that went into the Passaic River Monday night.
The Kearny Fire Department said the SUV went off Passaic Avenue around 7 p.m. Two rescue swimmers confirmed the SUV, which was perched off the side of the river, had just one person was inside and uninjured.
Firefighters popped the back and ran a ladder through the back to get the driver out.
Once the driver was out of the car they were examined by first responders. The SUV was towed away.
Kearny police on Tuesday afternoon did not respond to New Jersey 101.5's request for information about the circumstances of the crash or if the driver was charged.
Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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