Two vehicle crash
On 4/9/18 at 0738 hrs. the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. responded to the area of 729 S. Hanover St. on the report of a two vehicle crash. Police investigation revealed that both vehicles were traveling south on S. Hanover St. Unit #2, operated by William E. Hinshillwood, of Schwenksville, was in front of Unit #1, operated by Elia Eltringham, of Pottstown. In the area of 729 S. Hanover St., Unit #2 was slowing to a stop due to stopped traffic in front of him. Unit #1 did follow Unit #2 at a distance closer than was reasonable and prudent for the speed and conditions that existed and struck Unit #2 from behind. Unit #1 sustained disabling front end damage and was towed from the scene. Unit #2 sustained functional rear end damage and was driven from the scene. No injuries were reported at the time of the crash. Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3310 following too closely.