Police & Fire

Car vs Pole Closes Roadway in Clark

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On car collided with a utility pole on Raritan Road.
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Utility pole was destroyed after collision, transformers were grounded.
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CLARK, NJ - Clark Police have issued an advisory to motorist to avoid Raritan Road between Westfield Avenue and Madison Hill Road.   The roadway is closed due to electrical lines on the road.

According to Clark Police, the wires came down after a vehicle collided with a utility pole between Ruddy Place and Featherbed Lane.   

Police Chief Matos confirmed there were three individuals in the car including a two year old at the time of the accident.   Occupants were initially trapped inside when power lines came down onto the automobile as a result of the collision.   No injuries were reported.

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