Route 70 in Medford (Burlington County) is shut down following a serious accident with a dump truck and an SUV.

6ABC reports that the accident happened just before 5:30 am Friday (July 26) on Route 70 (near Route 541).

CBS 3 reported that the dump truck struck a pole and is leaking diesel fuel in the area. The truck was actually on fire, but that has since been extinguished.

A medevac helicopter responded to the scene, and reports from CBS 3 say that at least one person has been taken the hospital. There is no word on their condition.

As of 8 am, the road (in both directions) remains closed in the area of the accident. Officials say Church Road is the alternate option.

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