RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — One person was killed and two others injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield early Thursday morning.
The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m.
Tamer Ammar, 20, of Fort Lee, was driving north on Routes 1 & 9 when he lost control of his 2014 Honda Civic and hit two bus sign posts before crossing into the southbound lanes and hitting a building, Ridgefield police and the Bergen County prosecutor’s office said.
The collision scene was measured at nearly 500 yards long.
Passenger Miles Reme, 20, was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center about an hour after the accident. Ammar was listed in “very serious condition” according to authorities, and another passenger, James Racanelli, also 20, was listed in serious condition.
The accident investigation caused traffic delays along Routes 1 and 9 near the Ridgefield Circle.
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