At 8:12 AM the Hopewell Township Police Department along with the Pennington First Aid Squad, Pennington Fire Company and the Hopewell Valley Emergency Services were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on County Route 654 just east of S.H. 31. Officers arrived and found that a Nissan Altima had collided with a utility pole and came to rest on its side.

The Nissan Altima was driven by 36 year old male from Hillsborough Township. The man was transported to an area hospital for minor injuries by the Pennington First Aid Squad

Investigation into the crash revealed that the man was traveling westbound on County Route 654 when for an unknown reason he veered off the roadway striking the utility pole.

County Route 654 was closed between S.H. 31 and County Route 612 for approximately 30 minutes. Traffic was detoured around the crash scene.

The crash is being investigated by Officer James Rosso.


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