PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A stretch of Route 17 in Paramus was completely shut down overnight after a single-car crash took out a utility pole.

There were no major injuries in the crash just south of Ridgewood Avenue, police said. The collision knocked down the pole, which caught fire.

PSE&G crews worked through the night to stabilize the suspended top portion of the pole and its electrical connections, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

By 6:42 a.m., two lanes of the southbound highway had reopened.

PSE&G crews work on a utility pole after it was knocked over in a car crash July 13, 2015, in Paramus, N.J. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

PSE&G crews work on a utility pole after it was knocked over in a car crash July 13, 2015, in Paramus, N.J. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

When the pole snapped, a support cable broke free and launched a clear across the highway, shattering the window of a lighting store.

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