On August 29, 2017, at 6:48 p.m., the Lower Township Police Department investigated a, was traveling south on State Highway 109 and lost control of his vehicle. He slid on the roadway out of control, before striking a utility pole and knocking out electricity to the area.
Traffic was diverted from Route 109 for several hours, as multiple crew members from Atlantic City electric worked on replacing the utility pole and restoring electric to the area. A preliminary investigation determined an unsafe speed was a factor in the collision. The driver was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center for injuries sustained during the accident.
source Lower Township Police Department