UPDATE: Westbound lanes are open as of 8:25 p.m. Eastbound lanes are open as of 10:00 p.m.
A stretch of Route 70 in Lakewood is closed this evening.
The entire highway is closed in the area of Airport Road due to a crash involving a pedestrian that occurred around 7:30 p.m., according to Ocean County Police, Fire, & EMS.
The crash scene is to the west of the Garden State Parkway.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation says a detour is in place.
No additional information was immediately available.
This is a breaking news story. Details will be added once more information arrives.