Two vehicle crash

On 4/13/18 at 1819 hrs. the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. Responded to the area of Route 422 east and MM 173.2 on the report of a two vehicle crash.  Police investigation revealed that both units were traveling east on Route 422 in the left lane.  Unit #2, operated by Elizabeth Yost, of Royersford, was in front of Unit #1, operated by Kevin Bunning, of Royersford.  In the area of MM 172.9 the right lane of Route 422 east was closed for construction.  Unit #1 was following Unit #2 at a distance that was closer than was reasonable and prudent for the speed and conditions that existed, when Opr. #1 looked away from the highway, and struck Unit #2 from behind.  Unit #1  sustained disabling front end damage and was towed from the scene.  Unit #2 sustained disabling rear end damage and was towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3310(a) following too closely.     

Incident Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 6:19pm

Case Number: 

20180413M1802

Location: 

Route 422 east
MM 173.2
Pottstown, PA 19465