Two vehicle crash

On 2/13/18 at 1844 hrs. The North Coventry Police Department responded to the area of Route 724 and the south/west exit of the Coventry Mall on the report of a two vehicle crash.  Officer investigation revealed that Unit #1, operated by John Sanderford Jr., of Pottstown, was traveling south on the south/west exit of the Coventry Mall and was stopped at the posted stop sign at the intersection of Route 724.  Unit #2, operated by James Epprecht Jr., of Phoenixville, was traveling west in the left lane on Route 724.  Unit #1, after stopping for the stop sign, failed to yield to approaching traffic, entered the intersection, and started to turn east on Route 724.  Unit #2 attempted to stop, skidded 18 feet and struck Unit #1.  Unit #1 sustained disabling driver's front side damage and was towed from the scene.  Unit #2 sustained functional driver's side front end damage and was driven from the scene.  No injuries were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3323 stops signs and yield signs.    

Incident Date: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:44pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20180213M0780

Location: 

351 W. Schuylkill Rd.
Route 724
Pottstown, PA 19465