BARNEGAT, NJ - Ocean County Sheriff reported at 6:02 a.m. that Route 72 has been shut down between routes 539 and 532 due to a motor vehicle accident.

Use an alternate route until further notice.

Detour will bring you to 532 South and back to 539.

UPDATE 8:07 a.m. RT. 72 now reopened in all directions. According to report on 511nj.org at least one person is injured.