Minor Injury Sustained after Forklift Strikes Woman

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The mother of a prospective student suffered a minor head injury after being hit in the head by a forklift while she was crossing a campus road outside of the Bradley Center last Thursday, according to the Mahwah Police Chief, James Batelli.

Steven Hudik, the assistance vice president of communications and public relations at Ramapo, stated that the forklift was being used to move construction materials on campus. Hudik declined further comment and referred any further questions to the police, as reported by NorthJersey.com.

Batelli stated that because there is a lot of construction going on at Ramapo, seeing a forklift on campus is not out of the ordinary. Initially, a truck was in front of the forklift, and when the truck turned, the 38-year-old woman was struck on her side and knocked to the ground, NorthJersey.com reported.

The woman was later transported to Valley Hospital with pain in her right side and a minor injury to her head, according to NorthJersey.com. According to Hudik, The investigation is currently ongoing.