SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A motor vehicle accident this morning involving a tractor trailer has closed Stelton Road between Metlars Lane and Hadley Road. The accident has resulted in downed powerlines across the road.

No one was injured in the accident, but the heavily traveled Stelton Road is expected to be closed well past the evening rush hour. In addition to the road closure, the mishap has resulted in a loss of power to much of Hadley Mall. The Marshalls, Fulton Bank and other businesses have been reported to be out of power.

The Borough of South Plainfield issued a Nixle alert at 10:00am announcing the road closure. Utility crews are on the scene. A new utility pole needs to be set and lines rewired. TAPinto South Plainfield will provide further updates as information becomes available.