Two vehicle crash

On 2/3/18 at 1241 hrs. the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. responded to the area of Route 422 east and MM 173.3 on the report of a two vehicle crash.  A police investigation revealed that both Units were traveling on Route 422 east.  Unit #1, operated by Lauren M. Langton, of Pottstown, was in the left lane.  Unit #2, operated by Joy A. Coronel was in the right lane.  In the area of MM 173.3 Unit #1 was traveling at a speed that was greater than was reasonable and prudent for the conditions that existed, attempted to brake while overcompensating for a left curve in the roadway.  Unit #1 then struck the center concrete barrier, and then traveled south/east striking the driver's side of Unit #2.  Unit #1 sustained disabling front end damage and was towed from the scene.  Unit #2 sustained functional driver's side damage and was driven from the scene.  No injuries were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3361 Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed.     

Incident Date: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:41pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20180203M0582

Location: 

Route 422 east
MM 173.3
Pottstown, PA 19465