A rush-hour car accident Friday evening closed both eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 70 near Cuthbert Boulevard in Cherry Hill.

One man injured in the accident was taken to Cooper University Hospital, Cherry Hill police said.

Authorities said one or both directions of Route 70 could be closed for hours. By 8:30, the highway was fully open, police said.

The cause of the accident was under investigation.

   - Shaj Mathew