NEW JERSEY (FOX 5 NY) - Two workers were injured after a power line came down near the Garden State Parkway.
SkyFOXHD was over the scene at about Noon on Monday where the large electrical wire was being moved to the side of the road.
The incident near the entrance ramp to Exit 109 lead to the temporary closure of the Garden State Parkway, in both directions. Delays quickly mounted. Traffic was backed up for several miles.
The workers were rushed to a local hospital in stable condition.
The GSP was reopened a short time later.
It was not clear why the active wire had come down.
**TRAFFIC ALERT**— NJSP - State Police (@NJSP) May 20, 2019
Garden State Parkway, milepost 109, Middletown Twp, NB and SB lanes have re-opened. Downed power lines have been removed. Two workers were injured as a result of the power lines and were transorted to an area hospital in stable condition.