Single vehicle accident

     On 06/16/17 at 1707 hours the North Coventry Township Police Department responded to the Wawa at 260 W. Schuylkill Road for the report of a single vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, officers met with Stephen Lam who was the driver of a 2015 VW Jetta.  Lam advised that he lost control of his vehicle due to what he reported as a tire blow out.  Lam advised that he continued across the grass area striking several signs.  Officers investigation found that Lam was traveling east on W. Schuylkill road when he encountered an unknown vehicle failure forcing him off the roadway.  Lam went into the grass area and struck several signs and the vehicle became airborne.  The vehicle while in the air, went across the entrance to Wawa where it landed in the lawn area of Wawa where it came to a rest.  Lam suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment.  The vehicle was removed from the scene by Sanatoga Auto Body.  North Coventry Township Police Department was assisted by North Coventry Fire Department. 

Incident Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 5:07pm

Case Number: 

20170626M2651

Location: 

260 W. Schuylkill Road
Pottstown, PA 19465