READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) -A Pennsylvania man has been charged with DWI among other offenses after allegedly hitting a utility pole Friday in Readington Township.
On March 11, at 5:28pm, police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 523 near Johnson Road. The driver, who was identified as Stanley Jackson of Philadelphia, displayed indicators of impairment and was subsequently arrested after failing sobriety tests, police said.
Route 523 was closed for several hours to repair a utility pole that was snapped in half as a result of this crash, police said.
Jackson was charged with driving while intoxicated, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of prescription legend drugs, and several traffic offenses. He was released to a friend pending a court appearance.