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Car Slams Into Pole On Orangeburg Turnpike In Ramapo

An SUV slammed into a utility pole on Route 17 in Sloatsburg slowing traffic. An SUV slammed into a utility pole on Route 17 in Sloatsburg slowing traffic.
An SUV slammed into a utility pole on Route 17 in Sloatsburg slowing traffic. Photo Credit: Town of Ramapo Police Department/Facebook
An SUV slammed into a telephone pole in Sloatsburg slowing traffic on Route 17. An SUV slammed into a telephone pole in Sloatsburg slowing traffic on Route 17.
An SUV slammed into a telephone pole in Sloatsburg slowing traffic on Route 17. Photo Credit: Kyle Cauwenberghs‎

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- A driver lost control of their SUV on Route 17 in Ramapo on Monday and slammed into a utility pole which resulted in the roadway being partially blocked from downed lines, according to the Ramapo Police Department.

Traffic was backed up for several hours as Orange and Rockland Utilities repaired the damaged pole. Injuries were very minor and the accident remains under investigation, police said.

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