This Day in History: 1941-02-02
The icy road conditions caused an accident in which a Pompton Lakes girl was badly cut around the face. Lola Williams, 21, was a passenger in a car driven by Peter Crockett of Tuxedo Park when their car skidded and rammed into a tree on Valley Road in Mahwah. She was thrown into the windshield and suffered severe head and face cuts. There were no seat belts or air bags to protect drivers of their passengers in those days, of course.