Single vehicle crash

     On 01/22/18 at approximately 1656 hours, the North Coventry Township Police Department responded to the westbound Route 422 off ramp to Route 724 for the report of a single vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, officers found a blue Mazda 6 which had left the roadway and collided with a concrete slab that was on the shoulder beyond the guard rail.  The driver of the vehicle, Gary Shrum, advised that he over compensated while negotiating the curve and lost control of his vehicle, ultimately leaving the roadway and striking the concrete.  Shrum was transported to PHTH by Goodwill Ambulance for treatment of non life threatening injuries.  The ramp was closed for a short period of time while the accident investigation was completed and the vehicle was removed from the scene.  North Coventry Township Police Department was assisted by the Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department, North Coventry Township Fire Department and Sanatoga Auto Body.   

Incident Date: 
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 5:56pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20180122M0366

Location: 

Westbound Rt 422 offramp
to Route 724
pottstown, PA 19465