CLARK, NJ - Central Avenue between Raritan Road and the Garden State Parkway Circle is closed in both directions due to downed power lines.  All traffic exiting the Garden State Parkway in both directions is being diverted to Brant Avenue, according to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos. 

PSE&G has been notified and the road is closed until further notice, Matos said.  He said a truck hit a pole, bringing down the lines.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

This morning, a 4-car accident on Central Avenue on the Clark side of the railroad bridge was responsible for heavy traffic through the area, Matos said.