Two vehicle crash

On 2/22/18 at 1900 hrs. The North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. responded to the intersection of Route 724 and Vaughn Rd. on the report of a two vehicle crash.  Police investigation revealed that Unit #1, operated by James Gutridge, of Pottstown, was stopped facing north, at the intersection of Vaughn Rd. and Route 724.  Unit #2, operated by Jason Auerbach, of Pottstown, was traveling east on Route 724.  After stopping, unit #1 entered the intersection attempting to turn left (west) onto Route 724, failing to yield to approaching traffic.  Unit #1 was then struck by unit #2.  Unit #1 sustained disabling driver's front side damage and was towed from the scene.  Unit #2 sustained disabling front end damage and was towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3323(b) stop signs and yield signs and PMVC 1301(a) registration and certificate of title required.        

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

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Route 724
Vaughn Rd.
Pottstown, PA 19465