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.  

Incident Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:38am

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20180409M1711

Location: 

729 S. Hanover St.
Pottstown, PA 19465