Wild crash caught on video in Garfield, NJ after woman suffers medical emergency at the wheel

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Thursday, August 17, 2023 5:50PM

Wild crash in NJ after woman suffers medical episode at the wheel

GARFIELD, New Jersey (WABC) — Dramatic video shows a driver slam into a light post and nearly hit a pedestrian before crashing into two parked cars in New Jersey.

The crash happened Monday afternoon near the intersection of Midland Avenue and Passaic Street.

Police say the 88-year-old driver suffered a medical episode but was conscious when medics took her to the hospital.

Authorities say the woman’s seatbelt saved her life and she only suffered minor leg injuries in the crash.

It was not yet clear what medical episode the woman was suffering from.

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