VERONA, NJ – Portions of Pompton Avenue were closed Friday afternoon after a car crashed into a building on Pompton Avenue near the intersection of Claremont Avenue in Verona, according to Verona police.

The driver was flown to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. 

First responders included Verona's fire, police and public works departments and rescue squad, Cedar Grove fire and police departments, and the Essex County Sheriff's Office.