Crash closes Route 9 in Lanoka Harbor

    UPDATE: Police reopened Route 9 around 9:15 a.m. 

    Authorities are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision on Route 9 in Bayville shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. 

    The crash is in the northbound lanes near Dudley Park in Bayville, resulting in a closure of Route 9 in Lanoka Harbor, according to emergency radio transmissions. 

    Multiple ambulances are on the scene, said JSHN contributors Bobbielyn Harrsch and Lisa D. Arnold. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., authorities requested a medevac to land at ShopRite in Bayville, according to emergency radio transmissions. 

    Google Traffic indicates that traffic is building on Route 9 and nearby connecting roadways. 

    This is a developing story. More information will be added as it is received. 

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