05/18/2020: A single axle, crew cab dump truck and equipment trailer owned by a local landscaping company, smashed into a SUV before barrelling down an embankment and crashing into the rear of a single family home located on Emeline Drive in Hawthorne. No injuries were reported in the Monday afternoon, 05/18 mishap. A heavy duty tow truck was summoned to remove the wreckage. Damage to the structure was moderate; a building inspector was dispatched to assess whether the home could still be occupied. Hawthorne PD, Hawthorne FD, Wyckoff FD’s rescue truck, and Hawthorne EMS responded to the incident. The Hawthorne FD Ladies Auxiliary provided refreshments to emergency personnel who were working at the scene.
– Provided by Boyd A. Loving