YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A 50-year-old main sustained a serious head injury when a tire he was filling at a Ridgewood gas station exploded this morning.
The victim was knocked unconscious for awhile at First Sunoco on North Maple Avenue and First Street and may have suffered a punctured eardrum, emergency workers at the scene told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .
Members of the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps, assisted by a paramedic unit from The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, took him to Hackensack University Medical Center.
A first response EMT crew from the Ridgewood Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
Ridgewood Police Officer Paul Dinice is handling the investigation of the incident.
STORY / PHOTO: Boyd A. Loving
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