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Suspected Medical Emergency Sends SUV Into Teaneck Utility Pole

Power was knocked out to several area customers.
Power was knocked out to several area customers. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving

TEANECK, N.J. -- Responders believe a driver suffered a medical emergency before her SUV slammed into a utility pole Thursday afternoon in Teaneck, shattering it and downing a transformer and various wires.

Teaneck police, firefighters and EMS responded to the 2:15 p.m. crash on East Lawn Drive, which knocked out power to more than 135 area customers, according to a PSE&G outage map .

The injured female driver was taken to nearby Holy Name Medical Center.

Boyd A. Loving contributed to this account.

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