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N.J. driver narrowly misses being impaled by guardrail in crash

Photos from the Monmouth County crash show the guardrail coming out the back of the SUV


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By Jeff Goldman

ROOSEVELT, N.J. — A driver escaped injury following a bizarre crash Sunday in Monmouth County that left a large section of guardrail impaled completely through the vehicle.

There were no passengers in the vehicle, which crashed around 4:30 p.m. on Route 571 (North Rochdale Avenue) in Roosevelt, according to State Police.

Photos from the Millstone Township Fire Department, which also responded to the crash, show a portion of guard rail sharply bent and inside the rear of a wrecked SUV.

A State Police spokesman said no summonses were issued but couldn’t immediately say how the crash occurred.

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