Patient extricated from vehicle after crash on Rt. 70 in Toms River; Pole Down [PHOTOS]

A driver was hospitalized following an accident on Route 70 in Toms River this evening.

The accident happened shortly before 10:00 PM between Massachusetts Avenue and Lake Ridge.

According to preliminary information we received, the driver lost control and crashed into a pole before spinning off the road.

Over a dozen first responders and extrication units from Lakewood and Toms River responded to the scene.

The driver was extricated and transported to the hospital. He was alert and conscious when transported, an official on scene told TLS.

Expect closures for several hours in the area for cleanup and repairs.

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