Portion of Route 9 in Lakewood closed due to crash Thursday evening

    Emergency services units are on the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Route 9 in Lakewood Thursday evening.

    The crash, which involves multiple injuries, is at Route 9 and Spruce Street, according to Ocean County Police, Fire, and EMS on Facebook. 

    Multiple ambulances and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office’s Crime Scene Investigations have been requested, the report said. 

    Route 9 is closed between Oak Street and Prospect Street in Lakewood at 9:15 p.m., according to 511nj.org. 

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