Two vehicle crash

    On 5/17/17 at 1645 the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. responded to Route 422 west and MM 171.1 on the report of a two vehicle crash. Both units were traveling west on Route 422 in the construction zone.  Unit #2, operated by Jose Frutos, was in front of unit #1, operated by Jasmin Sanchez.  In the area of Route 422 west and MM 171.1, unit #2 stopped for stopped traffic in front of him.  Unit #1 did follow unit #2 at distance that was closer than was reasonable and prudent for the speed and conditions that existed and failed to stop in time.  Unit #1 then 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 injures were reported at the time of the crash.  Opr. #1 was cited for PMVC 3310 (a) following too closely.

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 4:45pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

20170517M2161

Location: 

Route 422 west, MM 171.1
Pottstownp, PA 19465