Two Minor Accidents Cause Police to Shut Down Parts of Rt. 79
Avoid Route 79 in Marlboro due to two downed utility poles.
Two separate accidents caused two utility poles to break into the roadway and force police to shut down areas of Route 79 in Marlboro.
Police reported an accident around 11:15 a.m. on Vanderburg and Hudson Street in the area of Route 79 when a garbage truck stuck and took down a utility pole, causing some power outages in the area.
A second accident around noon also damaged a utility pole at Route 79 and Buck Lane, when a tractor trailer struck a different pole.
Marlboro Police Captain Steve Mennona said the intersections are closed in the area, and it is unknown when they will open again.
No injuries were reported on either scene.
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