YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Hackensack firefighters extricated a Hudson County driver this morning after his SUV rear-ended a tractor-trailer stopped in the right local lane on westbound Route 80 near Polifly Road.
The driver was taken to nearby Hackensack University Medical Center in critical condition after the 7 a.m. crash.
He was removed from his Honda CR-V, which was wedged under the trailer, in less than 15 minutes.
Emergency responders told CLIFFVIEW PILOT they didn’t initially know why the rig was stopped.
Engines 1 and 2 and Rescue 1 and D/C 2 responded.
New Jersey State Police were investigating.
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