Car Crash Causes Police to Close Lanes on Route 22 in Union

Police in Union closed all eastbound lanes on Route 22 during the morning rush after a car crash caused a pole to fall onto the highway according to police.

It happened near the intersection of North Michigan Avenue at around 7:10 a.m. when a vehicle slammed into a pole causing severe damage and wires to fall on the roadway.

There were injuries reported but police non-fatal at this time.

As of 10:15 a.m., police opened up one lane to traffic causing significant congestion in the area.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

North Michigan Avenue, Kenilworth, NJ, 07033