Friday, June 1, 2012
Madison resident might have been trying to cross Park Avenue on Thursday evening, police said.
A 7-year-old Madison girl suffered serious injuries but is stabilizing at Morristown Medical Center after being hit by a car Thursday night on Park Avenue in the borough, police said Friday. The girl, whose name was not released by police, was with her 10-year-old sister at the time and police believe she might have tried to cross Park Avenue to return to her Kinney Street home, Sgt. John Keymer said. The accident occured near the intersection of Kinney Street and Park Avenue around 6:30 p.m. The car was traveling westbound, toward Columbia Turnpike, and the girl apparently was hit after she stepped off the curb to cross the county road to get to Kinney Street, police said. There is no crosswalk at the location. The driver, Pasqualina …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Madison Ambulance Corps transported child to local hospital
Madison Police and the Madison Ambulance Corps responded to the scene of an accident on Park Avenue near Anthony Street Thursday. According to police, a child was struck by a car on Park Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Police blocked traffic to allow the ambulance to leave the scene with the child in the back. The ambulance drove west from Park Avenue, in the direction of Morristown Medical Center. The child could be heard crying in pain from the ambulance. Details of how the accident occurred or the injuries suffered by the child or driver were not immediately available. Madison Patch will continue to update this story.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Monday incident left gaping hole in basement of 21 Cook Ave.
Madison police have identified the driver involved in a Monday incident that damaged a business at 21 Cook Ave. as Michelle G. Kennedy, 52, of Summit. Kennedy was backing her 2008 Acura SUV in a rear parking lot when she crashed into the building, severely damaging the vehicle and leaving a gaping hole in the building's basement wall. Kennedy told police that when she was backing, the car started to accelerate even when the brake was applied. After the incident Kennedy declined medical treatment at the scene. She was not issued a summons, according to Lt. Darren Dachison of the Madison Police Department. The crash punched a hole in the basement wall, scattering bricks, siding and other debris in the basement. The three-story wood frame …