Crash On 37 In Manchester, Power Out To Part Of Town

Photo by Michelle Medeiros

As of 8:05 p.m.

MANCHESTER – An accident involving a vehicle and downed wires has police urging everyone to avoid Route 37 in both directions until further notice.

According to multiple eyewitness accounts on social media, the accident happened on the border of Manchester and Toms River and involved downed wires near the Quality Inn Hotel.

A photo from the scene showed an HVAC company truck with severe damage to the front end.

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Photo by Michelle Medeiros

No word on injuries.

In addition, power is out to the area and police say teams are working to address the problem with restoration not expected for a couple of hours.

The Manchester Township Police urge you not to call them unless it’s an emergency.