Lower Township police

LOWER TOWNSHIP — An Erma woman was cited for careless driving after a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on Route 9 near Carol Avenue, police said.

Lower and Middle township police temporarily shut down a portion of Route 9 between Shirley Avenue and Church Road at 2:39 p.m.

Lower Township police said Brittani M. Roach, 32, was driving a Ford Escape north on Route 9 behind two other vehicles when she hit a cargo van from behind, causing it to strike a large box truck from behind.

Roach was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center for evaluation, police said.

The crash was investigated by Patrolmen Anthony Micciche and Adam Hegarty.