Saturday, January 26, 2013
A two-door, black car caught fire near the Harley Davidson parking lot.
Lower Providence Township Police and Lower Providence Township Fire Department were dispatched at 2:41 p.m. on Friday for a report of a car fire at Audubon and Trooper roads. The units responded to a two door, black car parked above the Valley Forge Harley-Davidson store, near the entrance to Route 422. The car was smoking when units arrived. Three fire trucks from LPTFD and two police cars were on the scene. A hose, hooked to the tank truck, was used to put out the smoking vehicle. It is unknown if the vehicle had an occupant at the time of the fire's start, but all doors, trunk and hood were open when reporters arrived at the scene. The car appeared to be in the parked position (in a space) of the back lot of the store. It was a black, …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A serious two-vehicle accident occurred just after 10 a.m. The road reopened at 12:15 p.m.
Update 12:25 p.m. Route 422 was reopened just before 12:15 p.m. Update 11:35 a.m.: Route 422 eastbound will be closed for at least another hour, according to radio reports. Traffic is stopped and very backed up. Traffic on side roads is also heavy due to the closure. Earlier: Scanner reports indicate a two-vehicle crash involving a car and a PennDOT truck has the eastbound lane of Route 422 closed from the Royersford/Trappe exit to the Collegeville exit. The accident happened around 10 a.m. Reports are that two people were trapped in the car; both were extricated by 10:45 a.m. and being transported to Paoli Hospital. Patch will have updates on the story as it develops.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Dump truck was reportedly carrying 21 tons of ash
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
An overturned dump truck snarled traffic on Route 422 near the interchange with Route 724 on Wednesday morning, causing a traffic backup that lasted through the morning rush hour and into midday. The Pottstown Mercury reported that the crash took place before 8:00 a.m. and that the truck had been carrying 21 tons of ash from Conshohocken to Colebrookdale in Berks County. The truck had been uprighted and was resting in the shoulder of the roadway's westbound lanes by 11:30 a.m. but emergency crews remained at the scene and westbound traffic was still reduced to one lane on the roadway. Some Patch readers reported heavy traffic on secondary local roadways such as Schuylkill Road (Rt. 724) and Ridge Pike in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Pennsylvania State Police have released information regarding the assault that occurred on 422 on Saturday.
Pennsylvania State Police released information regarding the assault that occurred around 1:17 p.m. on June 18. Police are reporting that 52-year-old Brad Ivan Feinstein of Coatesville was taken into custody for driving under the influence and simple assault. According to police, charges are pending at this time. Limerick and Phoenixville Patch first reported that the assault occurred on Saturday with limited information. Police have now released that the assault occurred at mile marker 185 on 422 westbound in Upper Providence Township. Belmont's state police barracks dispatched Trooper Michele Naab. The original report was a domestic disturbance on the side of the highway. No further information was released, but Patch will have any …