HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A female driver was hospitalized after a chain-reaction crash nearly downed a utility pole in Hackensack late Thursday afternoon.
A Nissan Altima struck a Honda CR-V, pushing it into the pole on Maple Avenue behind the Family Dollar store.
The CR-V driver was taken to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.
Maple Avenue remained closed while a crew worked to repair the damage.
The accident shut the power of some surrounding buildings.
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