Car catches fire after crashing into utility pole in Woodbridge

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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Car crashes into pole in Woodbridge
A car crashed into a pole in Woodbridge, New Jersey. John Del Giorno reports from NewsCopter 7 over the scene.

WOODBRIDGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A car crashed into a pole in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

It happened in the early morning hours on Thursday on Route 9.

The vehicle was traveling southbound when it lost control and struck a utility pole.

The pole and the wires came down on top of the car and caused it to catch fire.

So far, there is no word on if anyone was injured in the crash.

Police and fire officials remained on the scene hours later.

Southbound Route 9 reopened a few hours later, but traffic was backed up for miles during the morning commute.

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