June 30, 2023
UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–About 6:35 p.m. yesterday June 29, 2023, a vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a utility pole head on and ended up on the opposite side of roadway and burned on CR 524 in front of Keris Tree Farm. Hope Fire Company of Allentown/Upper Freehold responded to the scene and found a fully involved vehicle and extinguished the flames. The occupants were lucky to escape the crash and flames on their own power and were treated by Captial Health EMS/Allentown. It was unclear if anyone was transported to the hospital from the scene. New Jersey State Police is investigating the crash. Jersey Central Power and Light will need to replace the damaged utility pole. No other information is available.