STAFFORD - At 1:11 a.m. on Friday morning Stafford Township Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 72 at mile post 22.6.
The police report that a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by a 17 year old male Stafford Township resident was traveling west on Rt. 72. The driver left the lane of travel and struck a utility pole.
The young man suffered lacerations to the head and face. He was transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center by Stafford Township Emergency Medical Services.
Rt. 72 westbound was temporarily closed until the scene was cleared.
The driver was issued a summons for careless driving, failure to maintain lane, hours of operation and decal requirements for probationary driver’s license.
Patrolman Haines was the investigating officer from the Stafford Township Police Department.