This Day In History: 1952-01-05
An accident involving a slipped tow chain resulted in damage to four cars on Franklin Turnpike. James Howard of Fox Lane Suffers was towing a car owned by George Acker Jr. also of Fox Lane. southbound when the chain slipped. The Howard car went out of control and struck a northbound car driven by William O’Neill of first st. Suffern. The Acker car struck another car moving north driven by May Brigham of Winter Road, Mahwah. Three persons were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern. Both Howard and Acker were fined in Magistrate’s Court for reckless driving. A total of $40 and $7.50 in court costs.