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Driver, 69, Pinned By Rolling Car At GSP Toll Booth In Saddle Brook

Saddle Brook firefighters responded.
Saddle Brook firefighters responded. Photo Credit: Travis Marceletti for Daily Voice

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- A 69-year-old driver from Fair Lawn was hospitalized with traumatic injuries after she got out of her car at a Garden State Parkway toll booth in Saddle Brook on Monday and got pinned by the vehicle, authorities confirmed.

Saddle Brook firefighters rescued the 69-year-old Fair Lawn victim after the noontime incident at the northbound Bergen toll plaza, New Jersey State Police Trooper Gene Hong told Daily Voice.

"She got out for some reason and didn't realize the car was not in park," Hong said.

A Saddle Brook Ambulance crew treated the victim and took her to Hackensack University Medical Center with a broke leg, he said.

The scene was cleared about an hour and 20 minutes later.

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