This Day in History: 1957-03-19
A Ramsey woman, Mrs. Helen M. Stecz of Ramsey was hospitalized when her car was hit by a motorist driving southbound in the northbound lane of Route 17 near Island Road. She stated that she had been waiting on the cutoff waiting to enter the roadway when her car was struck by a Newborn driver going the wrong way. Grover J. Skrague said that the last time he went through Mahwah the road was still under construction and he thought he was in the right lane. He was charged with reckless driving and with not having his license and registration with him. Mrs. Stecz was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by the Mahwah Ambulance.