Car accident spurs heavy traffic on Route 9 in Bayville Friday afternoon

     Photo courtesy of JSHN contributor Amanda Hazard.

    Photo courtesy of JSHN contributor Amanda Hazard.

    Motorists planning on traveling Route 9 in Bayville Friday afternoon should expect delays following an earlier car accident.

    A van struck a traffic signal stanchion at Route 9 and Iger Way around 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to emergency radio transmissions. 

    It was not immediately known if there were any injuries. 

    As of shortly before 3:30 p.m., repair crews remain on the scene, and a traffic shift is in place, according to 511nj.org. 

    Google Traffic indicates heavy traffic on Route 9 for about a mile to the north and south of the accident scene at 3:30 p.m. 

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