On July 22, 2017 at about 1212 hours, the North Coventry Police Department responded to the area of S. Hanover Street (Rt. 100) and Temple Road for a multi vehicle crash. The Norco Fire Company and Goodwill Ambulance also responded to the scene. At the scene, the police spoke with the operators involved in the crash and witnesses.
Unit#1, a Chevrolet Blazer operated by David Scott Sellers, 56, of Pottstown, was traveling north on Rt. 100 and failed to stop for the red traffic signal at the intersection with Temple Road. Unit#2, driven by MaryAnn Amadio, was in the intersection heading into the Suburbia Shopping Center. Unit#1 struck Unit#2 and caused Unit#2 to spin clockwise. Unit#2 hit Unit#3, a Jeep Wrangler operated by Kimberly Rost who was leaving the shopping center and waiting to turn left onto Rt. 100. Debris from the crash struck Unit#4, a Toyota Prius driven by Patricia Hopple. Unit#4 received minor damage.
While speaking with Sellers, the police detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage. Sellers admitted to drinking vodka. The police recovered two opened bottles of vodka from Sellers' vehicle. Sellers was transported to the Pottstown Hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Sanatoga Auto Body and Harner's Auto Body responded to the scene and removed the Chevrolet Blazer, Honda Pilot, and Jeep Wrangler.
The police filed charges against Sellers for Driving Under the Influence and three traffic offenses.