This story was updated at 2:36 p.m. with information from the scene of the accident.
Close to 4,000 residents are without power Tuesday afternoon after a dump truck knocked out power.
According to JCP&L representative Jerry Ricciardi, the outage was believed to have come from a car hitting a pole at the intersection of Rt. 9 and Casino Road.
After arriving at the scene, a dump truck looks to be the reason behind 4,000 outages in Freehold and Howell.
The JCP&L outage map currently shows that out of the residents affected 1,049 are Freehold residents and 2,845 are Howell residents.
JCP&L crews are already at the scene of the crash and working to restore power to those affected.