Crash Sends Pole Down Onto South Jersey Roadway, Send Sparks Flying

A car slammed into a utility pole then caught fire along a busy South Jersey road Friday afternoon.

The crash in front of the Cinnaminson Motor Lodge closed Burlington Pike (U.S. Route 130) in both directions from Wynwood Drive to Industrial Highway around 4:30 p.m.

The driver got out of the car after the crash and was rushed to the hospital with minor injuries, said Burlington County dispatchers.

The crash caused the pole to fall across Route 130. Crews eventually got the southbound lanes reopened as they worked to clear debris off the northbound lanes.

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