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Accident on Valley Road in West Orange Closes Road

By CYNTHIA CUMMING

February 22, 2014 at 10:40 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - An accident in the 300 Block closed Valley Road for approximately an hour this afternoon as police and emergency personnel cleared the area.  One individual was transported to the hospital, complaining of pain from their seat belt during impact.

According to West Orange Police, at approximately 3:56 pm, a car was backing out onto Valley Road when it was struck by another vehicle.  Valley Road was blocked while the accident was cleared, vehicles were towed, and one driver was transported to the hospital by emergency personnel.  The injuries were not considered serious.

Valley Road was open to traffic again by 5:00 pm.