SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Commuters awoke to a bit of a traffic mess on Route 522 Wednesday morning after a dump truck crashed into the traffic signal at the Stouts Lane intersection, causing the road to be closed in both directions.

According to police, around 6 a.m. Wednesday, the driver of a dump truck heading west on Route 522 to the Trap Rock quarry in Franklin Township, fell asleep and crashed into the traffic signal at Stouts Lane.

The crash brought down a pole and wires, closing the road for a period of time, police said.

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The driver of the truck was not injured, police said.

Police are still investigating the accident.