UPPER PITTSGROVE TOWNSHIP - Seven people were hospitalized after a one-car crash early this morning.

State Police said a 2011 Ford van with 10 passengers crashed into a utility pole just before 5:30 a.m.

Details on the passengers, including who they were and where they were coming from were not immediately available but state police said five children were sent to Cooper University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

A pregnant female was sent to Cooper as well.

A sixth child was in critical condition. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Steve Hughes