Crash Closes Route 539 In Upper Freehold Township For Utility Repairs

July 9, 2022

UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Around 7:13 p.m. on July 8, 2022 a vehicle lost control overturned and damaged a utility pole on County Road 539 South of Winchester Boulevard about 1/2 mile from Allentown High School. Hope Fire Company of Allentown and Allentown – Capital Health EMS were dispatched for reported entrapment and possible injuries. It appears that the person was able to make it out of the vehicle without extrication and was able to walk from the scene after being checked by EMS personnel. Jersey Central Power and Light was on scene making repairs and Route 539 was expected to be closed for an extended period of time for repairs to the utility poles damaged. New Jersey State Police is investigating the crash. No further information is available at this time.