Three Vehicle Crash

On 12/24/17 at 1548 hrs. the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. responded to 1453 S. Hanover St. (Route 100) on the report of a three unit crash with injuries.  The North Coventry Twp. Police were assisted by the Norco Fire Co., Norco Fire Police, Goodwill Ambulance, and Friendship Ambulance.  Police investigation indicated that Unit #1 was traveling north on S. Hanover St.  Units #2 and #3 were traveling south on S. Hanover St.  Unit #2 was in front of Unit #3.  In the area of 1453 S. Hanover St. (a Sunoco), Opr. #1 driving with careless disregard for the safety of persons and property, fell asleep while driving.  Unit #1 crossed over the center turn lane and was traveling north in the southbound lane.  Unit #2 was turning west into 1453 S. Hanover St. and was struck on the driver's rear corner by Unit #1.  Unit #1 continued north in the southbound lane and struck Unit #3 in an offset head on crash.  Unit #1 and Unit #3 sustained disabling front end damage and were towed from the scene.  Unit #2 sustained functional driver's side rear corner damage and was driven from the scene.  Opr. #1 was transported to Pottstown Hospital by Goodwill Ambulance for unknown injures.  Opr. #3 was transported to Pottstown Hospital by Friendship Ambulance, for unknown injures.  No other injuries were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3714(a) careless driving.     

Incident Date: 
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 3:48pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20171224M5698

Location: 

1453 S. Hanover St.
Pottstown, PA 19465