Crash Closes Busy Perkiomen Ave. in Exeter Twp. for One Hour
By DAN MILLER, Senior Correspondent | April 13, 2021 | PENNSYLVANIA
Story No. 041421102
Photo by Dan MillerBusy Perkiomen Avenue is closed in both directions at Sunset Manor Dr due to a crash.
Photo by Dan MillerA tow truck is used in conjunction with rescue efforts to pull vehicles away from each other at the crash in Exeter Twp., Berks County.
Photo by Dan MillerCrews from Exeter Twp. Fire Department and Birdsboro Union Fire Department work to extricate the driver of a vehicle.
Photo by Dan MillerCrews from Exeter Township Fire Department and Birdsboro Union Fire Department work to extricate the driver of a vehicle.
EXETER TWP., PA - Berks County Communications dispatched units to Perkiomen Avenue and Sunset Manor Drive in Exeter Township shortly after 7:30 P.M. on April 13th for a two-vehicle crash. Initial reports were of a two-vehicle head-on crash, with two subjects pinned.
Upon arrival, one driver was out of their vehicle. Crews went to work on the second vehicle, which had substantial damage. A tow truck was used to make room by pulling the other vehicle away from the vehicle with the trapped driver.
Extrication took just under 20 minutes and the driver was transported to the hospital by Life Lion EMS. The roadway was reopened about an hour later.
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